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42-104280

P-38 Lightning

Service

Units

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 338th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Horace Walter

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed at Flensburg in P-38 #42104280

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) North Sea 21 May 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 4981 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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