San Diego Air & Space Museum

North American P-51D-25NA Mustang (44-73683 ‘Bunnie’). This aircraft is painted in the personal markings of Tuskegee Airman Captain Roscoe Brown, who commanded the 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group, 15th Air Force stationed at Ramitelli, Italy in 1945. Brown was the first pilot to shoot down a German Me 262 jet fighter.

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