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42-25858

P-47 Thunderbolt

In collision with tail section of B-17 42-29709. 29-5-43.
Taxiing accident at Ochey/A-96 France, Cat 3 damage, Pilot Lt Stuart Moak. 10-12-44.

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Aircraft

  • 42-29709 "Yo' Brother"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/2/43; Rapid City 20/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-C] Alconbury 30/3/43; Framlingham 12/5/43; 3m, battle damaged Rennes 29/5/43 with Joe Nunes (Returned to Duty) + rest ?; Tail gunner: John Buford (Prisoner of War);...

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Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 50th Fighter Group

    50th Fighter Group

    Group
    Before the build-up to D-Day, the group were based in the United States as part of the Fighter School Command and the Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics. In spring 1944 though, like so many other fighter and bomb groups, the 50th Fighter Group...

  • 313th Fighter Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed 29 May 1943

A/C in collision with tail section of B-17 42-29709. 29-5-43.

Crashed Ochey, France 10 December 1944

Taxiing accident at Ochey/A-96 France, Cat 3 damage, Pilot Lt Stuart Moak. 10-12-44.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 December 2015 17:29:07 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, aircraft associations and unit associations
Sources

AAM DB Entry.
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=42-25858

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