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Koda Catalog Number:  
DVD Number: 3
Slide Number: 00094
Image Location: 33 10
Tail Number: 411622
Plane Type: P-51D
Picture Type: Nose Art
Info on Slide: 02/23/11
Unit Info: 357thFG, 362ndFS
Name: Nooky Booky IV
Description: Nooky Booky IV was flown by 357th Fighter Group ace leonard K. "Kit" Carson. Unable to get into Leiston due to poor weather, several of the unit's P-51s landed at Wormingford on Christmas Day 1944 after escorting bombers over Germany. Nooky Booky IV was the 4th 'mount' of Major Carson. Serial 44-11622, designation 'G4-C'. Though a wonderful atmospheric photograph of this famous plane, you can see just how far along the fuselage the dirt and soot from the exhaust stacks would reach from pulling contrail at high altitude. **
Photographer: Sand, Robert
Book: FC 115
Nationality: American
Location: Wormingford, England
Year: 1944
Davids Number:  
Image Path: /Galley 1
 
 
Record Notes:

07/04/2006 7:50 am
Nokky Booky IV was the 4th 'mount' of Major Leonard K 'Kit' Carson. Serial 44-11622, designation 'G4-C'. Though a wonderful atmospheric photograph of this famous plane, you can see just how far along the fuselage the dirt and soot from the exhaust stacks would reach from pulling contrail at high altitude.