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P-51 MUSTANG/44-74417
"Donna-Mite"

New Paint Job, 2003

Old Paint Job   Old Paint Job     While as Tabasco   During the 70's & early 80's   During the 70's & early 80's  
Serial #: 44-74417
Construction #:
  122-40957
Civil Registration:
  CF-MWB
  N6327T
  Model(s):
  P-51D Mustang
Name: Donna-Mite
Status: Wrecked
Last Info: 2005

History:
Delivered to Royal Canadian Air Force as 9586.
- BOC: November 2, 1950.
- SOC: November 1, 1960.
James H. Defuria/Intercontinental Airways, Canastota, NY, December 1958-1960.
- Registered as CF-MWB.
Aero Enterprises, Elkhart, IN, May 10, 1960-1963.
- Registered as N6327T.
Garland R. Brown, Freeland, MI/Ft. Wayne, IN, February 16, 1963-1987.
- Heavily damaged after colliding with light aircraft while taxying
   after landing, Fort Wayne, IN, August 4, 1966.
Robert Byrne, Bloomfield, MI, 1987-1989.
Richard P. James, Fennimore, WI, September 8, 1989-2005.
- Flew as 472197/FF-197/Tabasco.
- Flown as 472197/FF-197/Donna-Mite.
- Crashed and destroyed, near Oshkosh, WI, July 26, 2005.
-- Mr. James fatally injured.

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.
Federal Aviation Administration, www.faa.gov, Washington D.C., 2002.
Photo Source(s):
Eric Dumigan Photography, http://www.airic.ca, 2004
Scott Rose - Warbirds Resource Group, www.warbirdsresourcegroup.org, 2002
Dan Johnson, Linda Carry, Caz Caswell

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