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Serial Number Criteria: 42-18813
Description Criteria:
Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-18546 ... 42-19240 (EXACT MATCH)
Bell P-39N-5-BE Airacobra
18676/18681,18712/18725,18768,18818,18829,18831,18841,
18857,18870,18876/18879,18881,18882,18884,18887,
18889/18896,18899/18907,18909/18921,18923/18925,
18927/18933,18935/18941,18947,19043 to P-39N-6.
18546 to USSR
18547 recovered from New Guinea by David Tallichet in early 1970s.  To Planes of Fame.
18548/18675 to USSR
18682/18711 to USSR
18726/18756 loaned to Free French AF, remained on USAAF inventory
18739 to French AF.  Lost to icing Feb 9, 1944 during patrol off
Algeria.  Pilot bailed out and was rescued.
18740 to French AF.  Collided with 41-18741 during patrol off Port-aux-Poules,
Algeria Jan 21, 1944.  Pilot bailed out but was lost at sea.
18741 to French AF.  Collided with 41-18740 during patrol off Port-aux-Poules,
Algeria Jan 21, 1944.  Pilot bailed out and was rescued.
18743 to French AF.  Crashed Jan 22, 1944 near Saint-Pierre-Saint-Paul,
Algeria.
18750 to French AF.  Failed to return from dusk patrol in bad weather
Feb 23, 1944 off Dellys, Algeria.  Pilot lost at sea
18758/18767 loaned to Free French AF, remained on USAAF inventory.
18763 to French AF.  Failed to return from dusk patrol in bad weather
Feb 23, 1944 off Dellys, Algeria.  Pilot lost at sea.
18764 to French AF.  Collided with French Hurricane Jan 28, 1944 during
dogfight exercise over La Reghaia, Algeria.  Pilot killed.
18769/18785  loaned to Free French AF, remained on USAAF inventory
18769 to French AF.  Force landed at Alma, Algeria Jan 23, 1944 after
mechanical failure.  Pilot uninjured.  Fate of aicrcraft unknown.
18778 to French AF.  Slightly damaged Jan 10, 1944 after taxiing accident
at Oran-La Senia, Algeria with GC I/5 "Champagne"
18798 (68th FS, 347th FG) lost Sep 6, 1943, Solomons.  MACR 729
18811 recovered 1974 from Tsili Tsili, Papua New Guinea.  To Yesterday's Air Force, Chino, CA 1974-1993
(www.warbirdregistry.org)
18812 (71st FG) lost Feb 16, 1944, Australia.  MACR 3737
18814 recovered from Tsili Tsili, Papua New Guinea in 1974 and to Yesterdays Air Force at Chino, California
1974-2002.  Under restoration by Air Heritage, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.  (www.warbirdregistry.org).
Seen at Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ Nov 2014.
18816 loaned to Free French AF, remained on USAAF inventory.
18822 loaned to Free French AF, remained on USAAF inventory
18861 (32nd FS) crashed into Caribbean Sea 18 km NW of Aruba
Dec 21, 1943.  MACR 1456.  Pilot killed.
18931 with 118th TRS, 23rd FG suffered takeoff mishap stateside.
18941/18985 to USSR
19002 (12th FS, 18th FG) lost Aug 18, 1943, Solomon Islands.  MACR 540
19022 (68th FS, 347th FG) lost Sep 6, 1943, Solomons.  MACR 690
19027 abandoned at Tadji, Papua New Guinea in 1945.  Recoverd by Yesterdays Air Force in 1974.  To
Frederick A. Johnson/Museum Aeronautica of Tacoma, Washington 1987-1990 for restoration.  Trucked to 
Tacoma from Chino in 1987.  Noted at Planes of Fame, Cal Aero Field, Chino, CA Jan 13, 2002, displayed as 
"Small Fry/Little Sir Echo". (www.warbirdregistry.org)
19033 (35th FG) lost Oct 16, 1943.  MACR 1251
19034 reported in 1991 to have been recovered from Tadji, Papua New Guinea in 1974 by Yesterdays Air Force.
Reported stored at MARC compound, Chino, CA, 1988.
19039 abandoned at Tadji, Papua New Guinea in 1945.  Hulk recovered in 1967 and restored.  Now on a pole in 
J. K. McCarthy Museum in Papua New Guinea. (www.warbirdregistry.org)
19044 (71st FG) lost Feb 12, 1944, New Guinea.  MACR 4504
19045 (35th FG) lost Nov 26, 1943, New Guinea.  MACR 1255
19046/19240 to USSR

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