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42-103749

P-51 Mustang

Service

Aircraft

Units

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 375th Fighter Squadron

People

  • William Kemp

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 361st Fighter Group

  • John Lougheed

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 361st Fighter Group
    John Lougheed served as a pilot with the 361st Fighter Group. On 11 September 1944, his P-51 Mustang 'Betty Lee' 42-103749 was sucked in the propwash of B-24 42-95138 and crashed into the bomber's tail. Lougheed was killed.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Hollland 11 September 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 8703 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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