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  P-40N-10-CU Warhawk Serial Number 42-105951  
5th AF

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Trevor Coker c1960s
Neville Mines April 7, 1973

Aircraft History
Built by Curtiss in Buffalo, New York. Constructors Number 29713. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped to Australia and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force. Assigned to pilot Captain Carl L. Aubrey. Abandoned at Tadji Airfield.

Recovered from Tadji in 1974 during the salvage operation funded by David Tallichet / Yesterday's Air Force (MARC).

The wings are still in New Zealand, and the fuselage stored in Barstow and later Chino Airport.

Pacific Aircraft Wrecks page 59 (middle right)
Thanks to Charles Darby for additional information

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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