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Keiths

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I have found a wreck close to where I live. Need help identifying some of the parts. This plane exploded when it spun in at low attitude. May 5th, 1943. The pilot perished in the crash. What is best way to get good pics on here? Says they have to be under 1mb? 20161104_165607_new.jpg  20161104_165144_new.jpg  20161104_165154_new.jpg  20161104_165701_new.jpg 
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Keith,
What is the approx location of the crash site, I see that there were several P-39 crashes on that date. 
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The parts do looks like they came from a P-39
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Near Gordonsville, Tn...Tennessee Maneuvers 1943. 2 Lt Roy C. Davidson (pilot)
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I think the part labeled "Hand Hold" was in the door. Makes sense that it was found because the pilot did not get out. 
Keiths

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Actually, It says "no hand hold". It was some kind of brace on each side of the instrument panel in the cockpit.
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This is one of the props I unearthed Thursday night. That was one tuff sucker to get out the ground, but it was not broken, just slightly bowed. 

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I looked at all my p39 cockpit photos and could not find the no hand hold.
Nice prop☺
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http://aerodynamicmedia.com/ww2-p-39-airacobra-wreck-unearthed-in-tennessee/


430505  P-39N
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cool story. Thanks for posting.
It sounds like another flat spin crash. 
check out this video and link to another P-39 crash
http://pacaeropress.websitetoolbox.com/post/p39-rio-vista-ca-7383321?highlight=p+39&pid=1287686277

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