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Narrative:Owned by William Veatch, Olympia, WA, Sept. 1, 1975-1977 - Crashed on take-off, Olympia, WA, March 19, 1977. GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
North American P-51D Mustang
|C/n / msn:|| 44-73415|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Olympia, Washington -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Departure airport:||Olympia, WA|
Sold to William A. Speer, La Mesa, CA, 1980-1994 - Rebuilt using AURI airframe, Chino, CA. First flight after rebuild 1988. Flew as race #45 (later #55)/"Pegasus".
Sold at auction, San Diego, Dec. 10, 1994 to Bob Button/Button Transportation, Wellington, NV (later Dixon, CA), June 6, 1995-2002 Registered as N551VC. Converted to racer. Flown as racer #55/"Voodoo Chile"
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]|
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