The first P-38

Webp.net-resizeimage (9)Webp.net-resizeimage (7)Webp.net-resizeimage (13)Webp.net-resizeimage (8)Interesting newspaper clippings from the Seattle Times in 1939 telling the story of the XP-38’s ill-fated cross-country flight. Things were going pretty well until the carbs iced up.  The aircraft crashed near Mitchel Field, NY. 

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