Republic P-47D-15-RE Thunderbolt, 42-76127 'Turnip Termite' B4-U, 387th Fighter Squadron, 365th Fighter Group, 9th AF. 'Turnip Termite' made an emergency landing in a minefield in San Laurent sur Mer when it ran out of fuel. It was the assigned aircraft of Captain Arlo Henry [Dearborn, Michigan].
The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...
Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group
|Crashed||14710 Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France|
Made an emergency landing in a minefield in San Laurent sur Mer when it ran out of fuel. Pilot Captain Arlo Henry. Date unknown.
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