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44-11349

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 3rd Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF. Lost 6-Feb-45 - Lt Brian J Booker (KIFA).

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command
    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 3rd Scouting Force

    3rd Scouting Force

    Group
    The 3rd Scouting Force was unique in that it operated P-51s and B-17s simultaneously, flying weather reconnaissance and escort missions for the 8th Air Force's Bomb Groups. ...

People

  • Bryan Booker

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 385th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 385BG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 3rd Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Flying Accident (KIFA) P-51D 44-11349 The Citadel, Kent 6-Feb-45. Awards: PH.

  • Stanley Gagon

    Military | Major | Pilot | 447th Bomb Group
    Also flew with the 3rd Scouting Force also

Places

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Inglewood, CA, USA 1944

Built at North American.

Delivered California, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Wormingford, Colchester CO6, UK 1944

Assigned to 3rd Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Dover, UK 6 February 1945

Lost 6-Feb-45 - Lt Brian J Booker (KIFA). The Citadel Dover Kent,

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 December 2016 20:35:04 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=114344
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=Booker

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