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42-106700

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 339th Fighter Group

    339th Fighter Group

    Group
    In the years before deployment to the UK, the Group had been designated as a Bombardment Group (Dive) and trained in A-24 and A-25 dive-bombers and P-39 Airacobras. When, in April 1944, they joined the Eighth Air Force in Britain though, the pilots...

  • 504th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Hetzel Boden

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 339th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 504FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Redon, France hit by ground fire in fuel tanks, abandoned P-51B 42-106700 which crashed into channel 10-Jun-44. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 5743. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 10 June 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 5743 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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