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P-51 MUSTANG/44-73704

P-51 Mustang 44-73704

Serial #: 44-73704
Construction #:
  122-40244
Civil Registration:
  N6168C
  Model(s):
  P-51D Mustang
Name: None
Status: Under Repair
Last info: 2012

History:
Delivered to U.S. Army Air Force as 44-73704, 19??.
Plauche Electric Inc, Lake Charles, LA, 1963-1969.
- Registered as N6168C.
- Damaged in forced landing with wheels up, off airport, Sarasota, FL, August 10, 1968.
Marvin L. Gardner/Gardner Flyers Inc, Brownwood & Mercedes, TX, 1970-1994.
- Flew as race #25/Thunderbird.
Lewis Shaw/Musco Inc, Dallas, TX, February 15, 1994-2002.
- Restored to airworthy, Breckenridge, TX, 1998
- Flew as 473704/FF704.
Maggies Mixers LLC, Aspen, CO, June 2011-2012.
- Damaged during landing, Hollister, CA, October 24, 2011.
-- Left main gear collapsed, left wing damage and propeller strike.
- Undergoing repairs.

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):
Tom Royal

Research Assistance:

None

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