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42-106777

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...

  • 364th Fighter Squadron

People

  • John Carder

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 357th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 7 kills and 1 damaged. Shot down GAF P-47, but not credited with kill. Failed to Return (FTR) ramrod to Bruk, Czech in P-51 42-106777. Last seen in combat covering wingman as he dealt with Me109 10...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 12 May 1944

Crashed (belly landing) near Bischoffen, Germany, Province Hessen Nassau, District Lahn Dill

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 January 2019 19:12:07 Claudio Becker Changes to events
Sources

Book "Luftkrieg über dem Dillgebiet" page 136 following

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

MACR 4701 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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