Portela Airport - Lisbon
USAAF Ferry Command
Bell P-400 Aircobra BX175
Portreath (GB) → Port Lyautey (Marroco)
2Lt William Raymond Allen USA
The aircraft landed in Lisbon Airport at 11.07 hours. It was latter flied to a Portuguese military base by F/O Maia, from the Portuguese Aeronáutica Militar.
The pilot was interned in Elvas.
The aircraft was certainly bought by the Portuguese and became part of OK squadron.
* “Aviões da Cruz de Cristo” – Mário Canongia Lopes
* "Spitfires e Hurricanes em Portugal - Mário Canongia Lopes.
* ARQUIVO ANA -Aeroportos de Portugal
*Book: "They called me Dixie" - Captain Richard L. Alexander