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42-103786

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

  • 336th Fighter Squadron

    336th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...

People

  • Neal Gallagher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Chief

  • Ira Grounds

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    Participated in Operation FRANTIC II, the Russia Shuttle mission but after departure from Italy had to return to base because of mechanical issues. On 30 August 1944 he was designated Assistant Squadron Operations and Gunnery Officer.

  • Charles Harre

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Places

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Andrewsfield Aviation Ltd, Dunmow, Essex CM6, UK 10 December 1944

Landing Accident RAF Andrews Fld/Sta 485 Cat 4 damage, pilot Lt Charles W Harre, 10-Dec-44.

336FS 4FG 8AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2016 18:39:58 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=42-103786&Submit4=Go
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=42-103786&Submit=...

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