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This aircraft was originally assigned to 133 Squadron RAF but transferred to 8th Air Force, 4th Fighter Group, 336 Fighter Squadron on 22-August-1942. The aircraft was flown by 2Lt Dennis D. Smith in escort of American bombers attacking the German airfield of Porjeau at Morlaix, France. The aircraft apparently ran out of fuel and crashed near Morlaix, France and Lt. Smith was KIA.



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Date Contributor Update
22 October 2014 18:01:43 Lee8thbuff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, unit associations, person associations and mission associations

Lee Cunningham 22-Oct-2014. 'Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces' Stan Bishop & John A Hey MBE; American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC); Wikipedia