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42-104284

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...

  • 38th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Grant Cory

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Sens, France crashed near Dreux in P-38J 42-104284 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 6247 Award: AM, PH.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 23 June 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 6247 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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