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44-13600

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF.

Service

Units

  • 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. ...

  • 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...

  • 338th Fighter Squadron
  • 38th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Constantine Chioles

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 83FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 1 x damaged. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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 Edwards AFB, CA, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Wormingford, Colchester CO6 3SD, UK 1944

Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Wormingford, Colchester CO6 3SD, UK 11 April 1945

Landing Accident Wormingford/Sta 159 Cat 3 damage Lt Constantine S Chioles, 11-Apr-45.

P-51D 44-13600 - 338FS 55FG 8AF

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2018 21:11:32 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Chioles%2C+Consta...

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