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42-67233

P-38 Lightning

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bomber withdrawal support mission in P-38J 42-67233, hit by flak, causing the loss of one engine and resultant loss of control, A/C abandoned and crashed near Kolbitz 8-Mar-44. Pilot 2Lt Charles E Brock Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 3060.

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. ...

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 383rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Charles Brock

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bomber withdrawal support mission in P-38J 42-67233, hit by flak, causing the loss of one engine and resultant loss of control, A/C abandoned and crashed near Kolbitz 8-Mar-44. POW. MACR 3060....

Places

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Burbank, CA, USA 1944
Delivered California, USA 1944
Assigned Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK 1944

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Kolbitz, 02999 Lohsa, Germany 8 March 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) bomber withdrawal support mission in P-38J 42-67233, hit by flak, causing the loss of one engine and resultant loss of control, A/C abandoned and crashed near Kolbitz 8-Mar-44. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 3060.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 April 2017 13:33:54 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/37107340
http://littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=42-67233&Submit=Search

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3060 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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