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P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 339th Fighter Group

    339th Fighter Group

    Group
    In the years before deployment to the UK, the Group had been designated as a Bombardment Group (Dive) and trained in A-24 and A-25 dive-bombers and P-39 Airacobras. When, in April 1944, they joined the Eighth Air Force in Britain though, the pilots...

  • 505th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Carl Bundgaard

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 339th Fighter Group
    Had an inauspicious start to his service with the 505FS, suffering engine failure in the vicinity of Authon, France on his very first mission; 4 July of all days! He bailed out successfully and then managed to evade capture with the assistance of the...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 4 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6548 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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