The North American P-51 Mustang
P-51 Who?   Case # 250
44-84962     N9857P     Closed
Solved by: Roger Baker, Marc Koelich
P-51 Who 250
Case#: 250
Date: Mar 11 2003
By: Dick Phillips
Photo: photo by Tim White, Merced CA 84
via Dick Phillips
Status: Closed
Serial: 44-84962
Registry: N9857P
P-51 Who? Viewer Responses
Roger Baker
03/12/2003 00:13
This is Lee Schallers' N9857P 44-84962 stored now for many years at Schellville in the San Francisco bay area.
Marc Koelich
03/12/2003 10:58
N9857P should be 44-84962, brought back from Indonesia by Stephen Johnson. Reportedly an former ROKAF Mustang. This plane's history with AURI, the Indonesian Air Force, is a headache. It's reported as F-312, but is most probably the second F-312, as the first one was (or was supposed to be) 44-13042, a former NEIAF Mustang maybe lost in AURI service. Also reported as a Korean War loss by the korwald database! It is also one of two candidates (so far) for the rebuilt MDAP AURI Cavalier F-364 (possible new serial 72-1538), the other candidate being 45-11447. The plane was recovered by Stephen Johnson and restored for Lee Schaller. It's now stored at Schellville. It's also case#233.
Case Closed!
P-51 Mustang

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