Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
 
  F-6D "Arkansas Ridge Runner" Serial Number 44-14879 Number 73
USAAF
5th AF


USAAF c1945

Aircraft History
Built by North American in Inglewood, California as a P-51D-15-NA Mustang with natural aluminum finish. Converted to F-6D-15-NA photographic reconnaissance version. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as F-6D Mustang serial number 44-14879. Disassembled and shipped overseas to the South-West Pacific Area (SWPA) and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force. Nicknamed "Arkansas Ridge Runner" with squadron number 73. This aircraft operated in the Philippines. Ultimate fate unknown likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

References
Thanks to Ray Luce for additional information.

Contribute Information
Are you a relative or associated with any person mentioned?
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

Tech Info
F-6D
  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
 
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram