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44-14653

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 383rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • James Bussey

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Detached to 1st Scout Force. 57 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Brunswick in P-51D 44-14653 'Blood and Soda'. Hit by flak strafing train, crashed near Rodewald. KIA (KIA). MACR 12504. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 19 February 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 12504 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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