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  P-51D-20-NA Mustang Serial Number 44-64045  
5th AF
8th Service Group
301st Airdrome Squadron

Pilot  2nd Lt. Robert A. Kammeyer (survived)
Crashed  April 24, 1945
MACR  none

Aircraft History
Built by North American Aviation (NAA) in Inglewood. Constructors Number 122-31771. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as P-51D-20-NA Mustang serial number 44-64045. Disassembled and shipped overseas to the South West Pacific Area (SWPA) and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 8th Service Group (8 SrG), 301st Airdrome Squadron (301st ADS) part of the Far East Air Force - Combat Replacement Training Center (FEAF - CRTC) at Nadzab Airfield. No known nose art or nickname.

Mission History
On April 24, 1945 took off from Nadzab Airfield No. 1 piloted by 2nd Lt. Robert A. Kammeyer on a training mission. This Mustang suffered a landing accident and afterwards was written off. Pilot Kammeyer survived. Ultimate fate unknown likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

Kammeyer retired from the U. S. Air Force (USAF) as a major. He passed away May 2011. He was buried at Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery in Concordia, MS.

USAF Serial Number Search Results - P-51D-20-NA Mustang 44-64045
USAAF Overseas Accident Reports April 1945 - P-51D 44-64045 pilot Kammeyer
FindAGrave - Robert Alvin Kammeyer (grave photo)

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Last Updated
March 2, 2020


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