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P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 486FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Lost 24-Oct-44 - Lt Thompson R Kyle Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 10116.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

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

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter 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...

  • 486th Fighter Squadron


  • Warren Brashear

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
    Entered Army Air Corps in 1942, trained initially at Kelly Field, San Antonio, Soloed at Sparton School of Aeronautics, Tulsa, OK. Basic flight training ended OK. Served in England, France and Germany assigned to 486FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. One of first...

  • Thompson Kyle

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Engelern on 24 Oct 44 in P-51 'Ellie' 42-106613


  • Bodney

    Military site : airfield
    Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...


Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 24 October 1944


Date Contributor Update
10 April 2017 21:41:37 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, nicknames, markings, description, unit associations and place associations

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

MACR 10116 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database