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John Dunbar 1943
Bruce Hoy 1980
Richard Leahy 1985
Justin Taylan 2003
|Pilot Lt. Hamilton Laing (survived)
Force Landed September 2, 1943
On June 13, 1980 the nose section was recovered by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) for the PNG Museum and transported to Port Moresby. Later, this nose section was attached to the nose of P-38F Lightning 42-12647 on display at the museum.
Later, Bruce Hoy visited John Dunbar in the United States and presented a gun blast tube from the wreck to him.
During 2002, the rest of the aircraft was salvaged by Robert Greinert / HARS and exported to Sydney and stored in a hanger at Bankstown Airfield until 2004. Then, moved to Precision Aerospace, where it is stored outdoors. According to Greinert, he recovered it "for use in future restorations". Reportedly, this wreckage is now owned by Gerald Yagen.
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