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P-38 LIGHTNING/42-104088

Lockheed P-38 Lightning 42-104088

Serial #: 42-104088
Construction #: 2922
Civil Registration:
  N5260N
  N38LL
  Model: P-38J-15-LO Lightning
Name: Scatterbrain Kid II
Status: Stored
Last info: 2003

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 42-104088, 19??.
Interstate Aircraft Corp, 19??.
Dale M. Myers, 19??.
Clarence Paige/Paige Airmotive, Yukon, OK, 1920-1969.
- Registration N5260N reserved but not taken up.
- Hulk.
Gary R. Levitz, Dallas, TX, 1969-1973.
- Restored to airworthy.
- Crashed during landing, Lafayette, LA, October 19, 1974.
Paul A. Foournet, Abbeville, LA, 1975.
CAF/Commemorative Air Force, Harlingen, TX, 1975-2002.
- Stored dismantled, Yukon, LA, 1975-1977.
- Registered as N38LL, February 18, 1976.
- Airlifted by helicopter from Yukon to England AFB, LA, September 1977.
- Rebuilt to flying condition, San Marcos, TX, 1981-1992.
- First flight February 28, 1992.
- Flew as Scatterbrain Kid II
-- Still fitted with Hycon Survey nose.
- Crashed May 28, 1994.
- NTSB Report
- Rebuild begun, San Marcos, TX, 1995-1998.
- Rebuild continued, Midland, TX.
- Open storage, 2000.
Museum Of Flying, Santa Monica, CA, September 2002.
NPA Holdings LLC, Wilmington, DE, 2003.

Lockheed P-38 Lightning 42-104088
Scatterbrain Kid II awaiting rebuild.

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.
Joe Baugher's Serial Numbers Page
Photo Source(s):
Chuck Gardner.
Glenn Chatfield

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