Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Conrad Netting III. Named 'Conrad IV' for his unborn son. Failed to Return (FTR) fighter sweep to Evreux, struck trees on pull-up from a strafing run on a truck convoy. 10-Jun-44 - Pilot 2nd Lt Conrad Netting III KIA. MACR 5725.
Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...
The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...
Military | Staff Sergeant | 4th Fighter Group
Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 4th Fighter Group
Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) fighter sweep to Evreux, struck trees in P-51B 42-106669 'Coujon IV' on pull-up from a strafing run on a truck convoy. 10-Jun-44 - 2nd Lt Netting III KIA. MACR 5725. Awards: AM (2 OLC), PH.
Military site : airfield
RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...
|Crashed||61600 Saint-Michel-des-Andaines, France||10 June 1944|
Failed to Return (FTR), struck trees on pull-up from a strafing run on a truck convoy. 10-Jun-44 - Pilot 2nd Lt Conrad Netting III KIA. MACR 5725.
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MACR 5725 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database