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P-38 42-66748

Aircraft Model:Lockheed P-38H-5-LO Lightning
Manufacturer:Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Constructor's No.:1259
Identities:42-66748
Units:432nd Fighter Squadron, 475th Fighter Group, USAAF

Timeline

4 September 1943Aircraft failed to return from a patrol in the Bena Bena to Saidor area of New Guinea.
Pilot: 2/Lt RICHARD S. RYRHOLM, JR., USAAF O-743510 (Killed)
2005Wreckage of aircraft located near Sambiang, east of Lae, Papua New Guinea.

References

Baugher, J. 2017 1942 USAAF Serial Numbers (42-57213 to 42-70685). Joe Baugher's Home Page. Retrieved 9 March 2018 from <http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_3a.html>.

Pacific Wrecks 2018 P-38H-5-LO "Blood & Guts II" Serial Number 42-66748 Nose 143. Retrieved 29 March 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-38/42-66748.html>.

Prentice, G.W. 1943 Missing Aircrew Report #965.

Record updated on 29 March 2018.


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