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42-103325

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...

  • 503rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • John Carothers

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 339th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 503FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort Berlin engine failure crashed into North Sea in P-51 'Reddy Teddy' 42-103325 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 8309. Awards: AM, PH.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 27 August 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 8309 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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