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42-26314

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. It flew all three of the USAAF's principal fighters. On D-Day every available Thunderbolt provided air cover to the Allied...

  • 82nd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Charles Clark

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 78th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Beauvais in P-47 42-26314, hit by flak bombing marshaling yard crashed near 15km SE of Dieppe 2-Aug-44 Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 7718. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 1 August 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 7718 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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