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44-72086 N251PW "Baby Duck"
Warbird Heritage Foundation, Waukegan Il
P-51 Survivor 44-72086 N251PW
Status: Crashed / Destroyed
NAA Type: P-51D-20NA
Serial #: 44-72086
Registry: N251PW
.. past:   N789DH
  N510JS
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History: 44-72086 N251PW "Baby Duck"

01/20/45: Delivered USAAF 8th AF

04/10/45: to Swedish AF as Fv26009 F16 coded fE, s20
1953: to FA Dominica as FAD 1936
1968: suffered "extensive" damage and then repaired
1984: converted to dual controls by FAD?
1984: returned USA, Johnson Aviation
1986: April, N789DH
1987: N510JS, Joseph Scogna / Vintage Air, Yardley PA
1994: N510JS, "Baby Duck"
1997: storage
2009: Dec, Warbird Heritage Foundation, restoration to airworthy
2010: N510JS, Mustang Historic Military Aircraft LLC, Waukegan Il
2010: Jul 26, N251PW, Mustang Historic Military Aircraft LLC, Waukegan Il
2011: Jul 08, Back in the Air! Flown by Vlado Lenoch. Congrats to the Warbird Heritage Foundation
2017: Jul 16, N251PW, crashed, Atchinson County KS. Pilot, Vlado Lenoch and passenger Bethany Root were both killed in the crash. Condolences to the family and friends.
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