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43-6320

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 355FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Brunswick bounced by enemy fighters crashed Hanover Pilot 2lt Rob R B McIntosh KIA (KIA) MACR 3252.

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...

  • 355th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Charles Gumm

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine | 354th Fighter Group
    Flight leader 355th FS 354th FG. First Merlin Mustang ace. ...

  • Rob Intosh

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 354th Fighter Group

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
Crashed Hanover, Germany 23 March 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Brunswick bounced by enemy fighters crashed Hanover Pilot 2lt Rob R B McIntosh KIA (KIA) MACR 3252.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 October 2017 14:22:37 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, description, events and media associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=43-6320&Submit6=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/28621489

Date Contributor Update
25 October 2017 15:21:03 Al_Skiff Changes to nicknames, markings, description, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=43-6320&Submit6=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/28621489

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3252 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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