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42-106449

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 487th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Robert Butler

    Military | Colonel | Fighter pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Momers in P-51B 42-106449 hit by flak whilst strafing. A/ C crashed near Epaignes Baled out Evaded (EVD). 6-Jun-44 MACR 5502. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 6 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5502 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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