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THUNDERBOLT/42-8320



Serial #: 42-8320
Construction #: ??
Civil Registration:
  None
  Model(s):
  P-47D Thunderbolt
Name: Hoosier Spirit
Status: Destroyed
Last info: 1997

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 42-8320.
- BOC: May 30, 1943.
- Crashed, Lake Kerr, FL, August 12, 1943.
Jay Wisler, Tampa, FL, circa 1984-1986.
- Recovered from Lake Kerr, FL, 1986.
P-47 Heritage Commision, Evansville, IN, 1986-1997.
- Rebuild to static display.
- Marked as 222250/Hoosier Spirit.
- Stored in warehouse, Evansville, IN.
- Static restoration as "222250/Hoosier Spirit"
- Destroyed by fire in warehouse, Evansville, IN, March 18, 1997.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
None.

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