The restoration of Glacier Girl a P38 Lighting nears completion. On Friday, Feb. 8, 2001 the plane waits for completion . The jacket in the case in middle of the picture is a US Air Corps 1942 issued cold weather flight jacket that was found durning the pulling the plane from the ice. In May of 1992, a P-38 Lighting fighter plane, the Glacier Girl was pull from the Ice in Greenland where it had crashed on July 15, 1942 durning World War II. J. Roy Shoffner, Middlesboro, Ky. funded and helped in the expredition to remove plane and to retore and fly it. The project at first was $1.2 million and was to take about 18 months to complet restoration on the plane that was one of The Lost Squardron, Glacier Girl 17630 . Now 10 years later and $3 million plus, the plane is about 3 months away from completion. The plane is being restored at the Lost Squadron Museum that is located at the Middlesboro, Ky.,/Bell county airport. It is open 7 days a week and admission is free.
The restoration of Glacier Girl a P38 Lighting nears completion. On Friday, Feb. 8, 2001 the plane waits for completion . The jacket in the case in middle of the picture is a US Air Corps 1942 issued cold weather flight jacket that was found durning the pulling the plane from the ice. In May of 1992, a P-38 Lighting fighter plane, the Glacier Girl was pull from the Ice in Greenland where it had crashed on July 15, 1942 durning World War II. J. Roy Shoffner, Middlesboro, Ky. funded and helped in the expredition to remove plane and to retore and fly it. The project at first was $1.2 million and was to take about 18 months to complet restoration on the plane that was one of The Lost Squardron, Glacier Girl 17630 . Now 10 years later and $3 million plus, the plane is about 3 months away from completion. The plane is being restored at the Lost Squadron Museum that is located at the Middlesboro, Ky.,/Bell county airport. It is open 7 days a week and admission is free. FRANK ANDERSON LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER
The restoration of Glacier Girl a P38 Lighting nears completion. On Friday, Feb. 8, 2001 the plane waits for completion . The jacket in the case in middle of the picture is a US Air Corps 1942 issued cold weather flight jacket that was found durning the pulling the plane from the ice. In May of 1992, a P-38 Lighting fighter plane, the Glacier Girl was pull from the Ice in Greenland where it had crashed on July 15, 1942 durning World War II. J. Roy Shoffner, Middlesboro, Ky. funded and helped in the expredition to remove plane and to retore and fly it. The project at first was $1.2 million and was to take about 18 months to complet restoration on the plane that was one of The Lost Squardron, Glacier Girl 17630 . Now 10 years later and $3 million plus, the plane is about 3 months away from completion. The plane is being restored at the Lost Squadron Museum that is located at the Middlesboro, Ky.,/Bell county airport. It is open 7 days a week and admission is free. FRANK ANDERSON LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER