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42-75725

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    Group
    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York.[3] It trained in New England and...

  • 65th Fighter Squadron

    65th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Formed as a P-40 Warhawk pursuit squadron in January 1941 as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. Trained in New England and provided air defense of the northeast after the Japanese...

Places

  • Alto

    Military site : airfield

  • Grossetto

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Brenner Pass, 39041 Brenner, Province of Bolzano - South Tyrol, Italy 27 February 1945

Shot Down by flak

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2016 01:51:11 466thHistorian Changes to place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_fighters/p47_4.html

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2016 01:50:38 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://57thfightergroup.org/macr/12572.html
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_fighters/p47_4.html

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