Aviation Photo #0894920 Lockheed P-38F Lightning - Untitled

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Assigned to the 94th Fighter Squadron, made an emergency landing in Greenland on Sept. 15, 1942 (crew survived), but was buried in ice for 50 years. Flew again in pristine condition in 2002. Named "Glacier Girl". Air Force Serial 41-7630. This plane is a 2005 Airventure Award winner: Grand Champion (World War 2). Owner: J. Roy Shoffner, Middlesboro, Ky.
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    Lockheed P-38F Lightning
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    Lockheed
    222-5757
    NX17630
    17630/5757
    Oshkosh - Wittman Regional
    Wisconsin
    USA
    July 25, 2005
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Anonymous
12 years ago
I am very fond of p-38s.recently I read an old story of the lost squadron and its recovery-amazing! I could hardly believe that the smaller planes would have survived crushing when the much larger b-17s were beyond salvaging.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot, great story, great plane.

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