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42-12778

F-5 Lightning

Failed to Return (FTR). Lockheed F-5A-3 Lightning 42-12778 31st PRS, 10th PRG, 9th AF . 7th May 1944. Belgium. Pilot Fred Kay Hayes. KIA. MACR 5534.

Service

Units

People

  • Norris Hartwell

    Military | Colonel | Pilot - Group Commanding Officer | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    DFC

  • Fred Hayes

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    Pilot Lockheed F-5A-3 Lightning 42-12778 31st PRS, 10th PRG, 9th AF. Failed to Return (FTR). 7th May 1944. Belgium. KIA. MACR 5534.

  • Edward Parsons

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    Also served in Korea. Served 23 years active duty. Retired 31 October 1964. AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Belgium 7 May 1944

Failed to Return (FTR). Lockheed F-5A-3 Lightning 42-12778 31st PRS, 10th PRG . 7th May 1944. Belgium. Pilot Fred Kay Hayes. KIA. MACR 5534.

Manufactured Burbank, CA, USA

Built at Lockheed Vega Plant, Burbank, CA, USA.

Delivered

To USAAF.

Assigned

Assigned 31st PRS, 10th PRG, 9th AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 June 2015 17:09:51 Al_Skiff Changes to description and events
Sources

http://www.fold3.com/image/28618306/ MACR 5534 Details.
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmacr.asp?MACR=5534&Submit=Go MACR bare bones.

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2014 16:01:36 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations and media associations
Sources

Eyes of The Eighth - Patricia Fussell Keen

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