Assigned to 328FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Crash landed out of fuel 13-Jan-45, Cat 4 damage, written off. Pilot Major Earl L Abbott.
The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...
Military | Major | Fighter Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
Assigned to 89FS, 80FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 322FS, 326FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 328FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) fighter sweep to Aachen area. Last seen in pursuit of enemy A/C near Aachen in P-51D 'Flossie III' 44-14710 24-Jan...
Military | Flight Officer | Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
Military site : airfield
Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...
|Manufactured||Inglewood, CA, USA||1944|
Built at North American Aviation.
Delivered to USAAF.
|Assigned||Bodney, Thetford, Norfolk IP26, UK||1944|
Assigned to 328FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF.
|Crashed||Los Angeles International Airport, 1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA||19 May 1944|
Landing Accident Los Angeles Airport Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt George E Halsey, 19-May-44.
ProcDist North Amer Avn, Inglewood, CA MC
|Crashed||Brest, France||13 January 1945|
Crashed Belly Landing out of fuel Brest Peninsula Cat 4 damage, pilot Lt Earl L Abbott, 13-Jan-45.
328FS 352FG 8AF.
|19 June 2016 16:33:15||Al_Skiff||Changes to description and events|
|19 June 2016 13:27:28||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations|