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P-51 MUSTANG/44-74813

P-51 Mustang 44-74813

Serial #: 44-74813
Construction #:
  122-41353
Civil Registration:
  N6301T
  N251KW
  Model(s):
  P-51D-30NA Mustang
Name: Cripes a Mighty
Status: Airworthy

History:
Delivered to U.S. Army Air Force as 44-74813, 19??.
Delivered to Royal Canadian Air Force as 9261.
- BOC: January 10, 1951.
- SOC: August 17, 1959.
James H. DeFuria & Fred J. Ritts/Intercontinental Airways, Canastota, NY, July 21, 1958.
- Registered as N6301T.
- Reported crashed, Canastota, NY, June 27, 1960.
Aero Enterprises, Elkhart, IN, August 30, 1960.
D.C. Mullery, Chicago, IL, November 1962-1966.
Richard D. Burns, September 28, 1966-1987.
- Collided with aircraft on take-off, Oshkosh, WI, July 29, 1978.
Jack D. Rodgers, Rockford, IL, 1987-1989.
Richard D. Burns, Hinsdale, IL, 1990-1992.
Jack D. Rodgers, Chicago-DuPage, IL, June 1993-1996.
- Operated by Air Classics Aircraft Museum, DuPage, IL, 1995-1996.
- Flew as 4-14906/Cripes A Might IV.
Ken Wagnon, Wichita, KS, October 1996-1997.
- Delivered to Danville, IL for restoration, October 1996.
Ken Wagnon, Danville, IL, February 1997-2002.
- Registered as N251KW.
- Registered as N151KW, March 2001.
- First flight, April 18, 2001.
- Flown as 414906/PE-/P/Cripes a Mighty.

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):
Pat Carry.

Research Assistance:

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