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44-15027

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Capt Robert K Allen.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 384th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Robert Allen

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 60 missions in P-51's. Released from service in 1945. Awards: DFC, AM ( 7 OLC), WWII Victory.

  • William Burns

    Military | Flight Officer | Fighter pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. End of War (EOW). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Places

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Inglewood, CA, USA 1944

Built at North American Aviation.

Assigned Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK 1944

Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK 21 August 1945

Crashed Belly Landing Honington/Sta 375 Cat 3 damage,pilot F/O William J Burns, 21-Aug-45

384FS 364FG 8AF

Delivered California, USA

Delivered to USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2016 19:53:26 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=15027
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=44-15027&Submit4=Go

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