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43-12207

P-51 Mustang

Service

Places

  • Chalgrove

    Military site : airfield
    Chalgrove was built as a USAAF transport or observation unit base in 1943-44. Several reconnaissance units operated from the airfield, including the Ninth Air Force's 10th Photographic Group and 423rd Night Fighter Squadron (later 155th Reconnaissance...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 11 July 1944

12207 (F-6C, 15th TRS, 10th PRG, 9th AF) lost from unknown cause over France Jul 11, 1944. MACR 6651.
Pilot MIA and presumed killed

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 March 2020 00:14:18 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://cgibin.rcn.com/jeremy.k/cgi-bin/gzUsafSearch.pl?target=43-12207&c...

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2015 16:01:53 JP STEFF Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

From Peter Mecca pmmecca@gmail.com, the nephew of the pilot of this F-6B. It was his uncle's plane and he was shot down during the Normandy invasion.

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

MACR 6651 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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