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.
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.
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January 31, 2018