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P-51 MUSTANG/44-73196

P-51 Mustang 44-73196 WRG# 0026849

     
Serial #: 44-73196
Construction #:
  122-39655
Civil Registration:
  N5449V
  Model(s):
  P-51D-25NA Mustang
Name: Habu
Status: Crashed/Destroyed
Last info: 1984

History:
Delivered to U.S. Army Air Force as 44-73196, 19??.
Noted at Winslow, AZ, civil registration N5449V over ANG markings, December 1957.
Fred H. Johnson, Summitville, OH, 1963.
- Registered as N5449V.
Walter H. Hackett, Smithville, OH, 1966-1969.
Flew as Ge Ge II, circa 1970s
Charles Milam, Layfayette, LA, 1978.
Don C. Davis, Casper, WY, 1981-1984.
- Flew as race #81/Habu.
- Crashed & destroyed near Aspen, CO, July 15, 1984.
-- Earl Ketchen fatally injured.

Source(s):
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
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):
Dave Menard
Eric Dumigan Photography
James F. Buxton
Research Assistance:
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