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8th Service Group
301st Airdrome Squadron
FEAF - CRTC
|Pilot 2nd Lt. John J. Brady (survived)
Crashed April 16, 1945
Built by North American Aviation (NAA) in Inglewood. Constructors Number 122-31815. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as as P-51D-20-NA Mustang serial number 44-64145. Disassembled and shipped overseas to the South West Pacific Area (SWPA) and reassembled.
Assigned to the 5th Air Force (5th AF), 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.
On April 16, 1945 took off from Nadzab Airfield No. 1 piloted by 2nd Lt. John J. Brady on a training mission. This Mustang suffered a take off accident. Afterwards, written off, scrapped or otherwise disappeared.
USAF Serial Number Search Results - P-51D-20-NA Mustang 44-64145
"64145 (301st Service Squadron, 8th Service Group, 5th AF) in taxiing accident at Nadzab Airfield, Morobe, Papua New Guinea Apr 16, 1945. Pilot survived, but aircraft was destroyed."
AAIR April 1945 USAAF Overseas Accident Reports - P-51D 44-64145 pilot Brady
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