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P-51 MUSTANG/44-72446
P-51 Mustang 44-72446

Serial #: 44-72446
Construction #: 122-38905
Civil Registration:
  N6164U
  N12700
Model(s):
  P-51D Mustang
Name: None
Status: Wrecked
Last Info: 1990
Delivered to U.S. Army Air Force as 44-72446, 19??.
Delivered to Swedish AF as Fv26139, 19??.
Delivered to Nicaraguan AF as GN 76.
- BOC: January 17, 1955
- SOC: 1963.
Will W. Martin/MACO Sales Finance Corp, Chicago, IL, September 2, 1963.
- Registered as N6164U.
- Impounded in Mexico during ferry flight, 1963.
- Open storage, Mexican AF AB, Mexico City, 1963-1972.
- Released, trucked dismantled to Chicago, IL, September 1972.
Will W. Martin, Palos Park, IL, 1972-1981.
- Registered as N12700.
- Restored to airworthy.
- Flew in Costa Rican AF scheme as "El Gato Rapido".
Don Knapp/DK Precision, Fort Lauderdale, FL, September 25, 1981-1990.
- Crashed at Dyess AFB, Abilene, TX, June 23, 1990.
-- Don Knapp killed.
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.
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