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42-76127

P-47 Thunderbolt

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].

Service

Units

  • 9th Air Force

    9th Air Force

    Command

  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    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...

  • 387th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Arlo Henry

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group

Events

Event Location Date
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.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2015 15:12:48 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number
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Date Contributor Update
19 February 2015 15:12:08 Al_Skiff Changes to markings
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Date Contributor Update
19 February 2015 14:54:55 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, nicknames, description, events, unit associations and media associations
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