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44-13704

P-51 Mustang

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. ...

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 374th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Glenn Fielding

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 361st Fighter Group
    Missions flown-81; Operational hours 298:45. Once came back to base with a foot long solid chunk of cast iron weighing 12 pounds( from a German freight car) embedded in the right wing of his P-51. ETO w/ 3 stars/ AM/ DFC w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Wallace Hopkins

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot | 361st Fighter Group
    One-time pilot of P-51D Mustang Serial No. 44-13704, 'Ferocious Frankie'.

  • Collins Mayeux

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 361st Fighter Group

Places

  • Little Walden

    Military site : airfield
    Little Walden was built as a Class A airfield suitable for American heavy bombers. The 409th Bomb Group, as part of the Ninth Air Force, was stationed at the base between March and September 1944, flying A-20 Havocs. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Little Walden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB10, UK 9 November 1944

Take-off accident, Little Walden, 9 Nov 44 - Lt. Collins J Mayeux.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 September 2017 14:33:53 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations
Sources

Roger Freeman Photo.

Date Contributor Update
17 October 2015 03:29:48 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, markings and person associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_fighters/p51_10.html

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2015 09:48:25 apollo11 Changes to production block number
Sources

Personal research

Date Contributor Update
04 February 2015 16:04:20 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

Roger Freeman Photo / http://www.littlefriends.co.uk

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