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42-26528

P-47 Thunderbolt

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt 42-26528, 513th FS 406th FG 9th AF. Suffered take off accident, Ashford/Sta 417, Kent, England, 10 July 1944. Cat 5 damage. Pilot Lt William R Dunn OK.

Service

People

  • William Dunn

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 406th Fighter Group
    Bill Dunn was born on November 16, 1916, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on March 19, 1934, and served as an infantryman until receiving an honorable discharge on November 22, 1935. Dunn enlisted in the Canadian Army on...

Places

  • Ashford

    Military site : airfield
    Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1942-1943, Ashford was improved and made ready for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. The 406th Fighter Group operated from the airfield in 1944, before the airfield was returned to RAF use and returned to...

Events

Event Location Date
Written Off Ashford, Ashford, Kent, UK 10 July 1944

Write Off as result of 10/7/44 TOA, Cat 5 damage.

Crashed Ashford, Ashford, Kent, UK 10 July 1944

Suffered take off accident, Ashford/Sta 417, Kent, England, 10 July 1944. Cat 5 damage. Pilot Lt William R Dunn OK.

Manufactured Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA

Built by Republic Aviation.

Delivered England, UK

To USAAF in ETO.

Assigned Ashford, Ashford, Kent, UK

Assigned 513th FS 406th FG 9th AF. Ashford/Sta 417, Kent, England

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2015 09:46:52 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=42-26528&Submit4=Go Accident record details.

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