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og ww2 photo-p51? upside down-1944

Post by gtbpappy » Thu Jan 15, 2009 6:05 pm

cant tell-p51? Image
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Post by bobGPW » Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:30 am

Certainly is a P-51D.

44-15101 served with the 356th FG, 361st FS at RAF Martelsham Heath. Coded QI-I, piloted by Lt Robert E Cope.

Allegedly, the accident took place January 16th 1945 in France.

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Post by gtbpappy » Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:24 pm

i have to know----where is the info coming from? amazing!!!
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Post by gstone » Sat Jan 17, 2009 7:05 am

Wow Now thats a "wheels up" landing

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Post by Joe Gopan » Sat Jan 17, 2009 7:31 am

And the 356th Fighter Group CO, Col Philip E Tukey Jr, was my CO in the 60s.
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Post by Bob at Warsaw » Tue Dec 22, 2009 7:33 pm

Was the pilot a survivor? :shock:
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Re: og ww2 photo-p51? upside down-1944

Post by Joe Hinson » Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:44 am

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Looks like a belly landing survivor...same Fighter Group and Squadron P51D marked QI-C
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Re: og ww2 photo-p51? upside down-1944

Post by Joe Gopan » Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:25 am

No matter what, a P-51 is still pretty. :wink:
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