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42-22748

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Group
    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

  • 63rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Kenneth Lewis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Attacked by two FW190s on bomber escort mission to Frankfurt and crashed into North Sea in P-47D #42-22748. Killed in Action (KIA).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) North Sea 29 January 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 2120 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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