Assigned to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt Howard L Fogg. Re-assigned to Lt Thomas S Lane. A/C abandoned over English Channel, Lt Lane bailed out over and drowned. 13-Jul-44. KIA.
The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...
Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 55th Fighter Group
Assigned to 343FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. 270 Hrs on 72 missions. Credited 1 destroyed, 1 x damaged [Air], 1 x destroyed [Ground]. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD). Transferred to the 70th Replacement Depot. ...
Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 359th Fighter Group
May 1943-May 1944, 76 missions, 271 hours, P-51D 44-13762 'Moose Nose'. ...
Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 359th Fighter Group
April 1943-Aug. 1944, 300 hours, P-51C 42-103602
Military site : airfield
East Wretham was not improved to Class A standard. It retained its shorter runways, although eventually pierced-steel planking was laid to make take offs and landings easier for the Thunderbolt, and then Mustang, pilots. Steel matting was also laid to...
|Manufactured||Inglewood, CA, USA||1944|
Built at North American Aviation.
Delivered to USAAF.
|Assigned||Wretham, Thetford IP24, UK||30 June 1944|
Assigned to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF.
|Crashed||English Channel||13 July 1944|
A/C abandoned over English Channel, Lt Lane bailed out over and drowned. 13-Jul-44. KIA.
|28 July 2016 20:24:16||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations|