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44-13837

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 343rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Kenneth Mix

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Gerolstein in P-51 'Miss Marilyn' #4413837

  • Richard Ozinga

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 55th Fighter Group

  • Robert Welch

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed on takeoff. All crew were Killed in Action (KIA) The plane stalled out on take off and crashed at the end of the runway. The fuel tanks exploded and then 2 of the thousand pound bombs went. off.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 24 December 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2014 12:15:27 Emily Changes to nicknames, markings and person associations
Sources

Added markings based on associated media. Additional details from Little Friends

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 11082 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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