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42-106815

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Group
    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 357th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Robert Bernoske

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 357FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 1 x kill. Emergency landing at Steeple Morden in P-47D 42-22473. 20-Jan-44. Returned to Duty (RTD). Hit by flak in coolant system in P-51D 42-106815 and baled out near Vitry on 8-Aug-44. EVD. MACR 7430. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 8 August 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 7430 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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