1945 Lockheed YP-80 Shooting Star 44-83028 44-83029 Vesuvio, Italy.jpg

Lockheed YP-80 Shooting Stars in flight near Vesuvio, Italy 1945. SN 44-83028, 44-83029.
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Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star 44-83028

12/1944: Shipped to Foggia, Italy for combat tests.
1945: USAF 1st FG.

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star 44-83029

12/1944: Shipped to Foggia, Italy for combat tests.
1945: USAF 1st FG.
8/2/1945: Crashed near Brandenburg, KY on a ferry flight. Pilot was killed.
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