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42-22523

P-47 Thunderbolt

Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission Nijmegen last seen pursuing a Fw190 down through the overcast over Arnhem. Shot down, Capt Lloyd G Hally Killed in Action (KIA). 21-Sep-44 MACR 9003.

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. ...

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 351st Fighter Squadron

People

  • Lloyd Hally

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission Nijmegen in P-47 'Angel of Mercy' 42-22523 last seen pursuing a Fw190 down through the overcast over Arnhem. Shot down 21-Sep-44 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 9003. ...

Missions

Places

  • Raydon

    Military site : airfield
    Although never used as such, Raydon was built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, with three concrete runways, 50 loop and one pan hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. Initially on loan to the Ninth Air Force, it was first...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Evansville, IN, USA 1944

Built at Republic.

Delivered Grissom Joint Air Reserve Base, IN, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Raydon, UK 1944

Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Arnhem, Netherlands 21 September 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission Nijmegen last seen pursuing a Fw190 down through the overcast over Arnhem. Capt Lloyd G Hally KIA. 21-Sep-44 MACR 9003

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2017 21:18:23 Al_Skiff Changes to description and events
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=42-22523&Submit6=Go
http://littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=42-22523&Submit=Search

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2017 20:36:37 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=42-22523&Submit6=Go
http://littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=42-22523&Submit=Search

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 15911 / MACR 9003 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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