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44-14350

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return on bomber escort to Swinemunde, coolant leak caused abandonment Mon, Denmark 12-Mar-45, pilot Maj John D Mcfarlane EVD.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 27th Air Transport Group
  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

  • 310th Ferry Squadron
  • 336th Fighter Squadron

    336th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...

People

  • Richard Kallner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF.

  • John McFarlane

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Forced to bail out due to coolant leak over Denmark. Landed on Lolland Island near the village of Søllested. Hidden by the Danes until put on a boat for Sweden by the Danish Resistance. He arrived in Stockholm on 28...

  • Craig Moore

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    "Transferred from the RAF. Crashed in a C-47 near Tanganese, England. Killed in Action (KIA)

Places

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

  • Speke

    Military site : airfield
    Speke served as a reception centre for the assembly of Lockheed aircraft types from USA 1938-44, and as despatch centre for the return from UK of Eighth Air Force and Ninth Air Force fighters in 1945. The current runway for the Liverpool John Lennon...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Speke, Merseyside, UK 17 September 1944

Taxiing Accident RAF Speke Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Craig C Moore, 19-Sep-44.

310FRS 27ATG 8AF.

Crashed Sible Hedingham, Halstead, Essex CO9, UK 21 October 1944

Crash Landing Engine Failure Sible Headingham Cat 4 damage, pilot Lt Richard F Kallner, 21-Oct-44.

336FS 4FG 356 8

Crashed Møn, Denmark 12 March 1945

Failed to Return on bomber escort to Swinemunde, coolant leak caused abandonment Mon, Denmark 12-Mar-45, pilot Maj John D Mcfarlane EVD.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2016 14:22:09 Al_Skiff Changes to nicknames
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=44-14350&Submit4=Go
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=44-14350&Submit=S...

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2016 14:20:24 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=44-14350&Submit4=Go
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=44-14350&Submit=S...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 13394 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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