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43-12175

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 353FS, 354FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) crashed Röhrsen, Germany 8-Apr-44. Pilot Lt Dennis Johns Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 3560.

Service

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 354th Fighter Group

    354th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...

  • 353rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Dennis Johns

    Military | Technical Sergeant | GP | 354th Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW)

Places

  • Lashenden

    Military site : airfield
    Close to but completely separate from RAF Headcorn, Lashenden was built for the RAF during 1942-43 as an Advanced Landing Ground (ALG), initially as a light bomber base and then as a training base for mobile fighter squadrons. Enlarged and improved for...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Inglewood, CA, USA 1944

Built at North American

Delivered California, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Headcorn Aerodrome, Shenley Farm Cottages, Headcom, Ashford TN27 9HX, UK 1944

Assigned to 353FS, 354FG, 8AF USAAF. Lashenden.

Crashed Rohrsen, Germany 8 April 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) crashed Röhrsen, Germany 8-Apr-44. Pilot Lt Dennis Johns Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 3560.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2017 11:24:50 Al_Skiff Changes to description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=43-12175&Submit6=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/48254735?terms=43%5C-12175

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3560 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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