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42-67301

P-38 Lightning

Service

Units

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 38th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Leon Patterson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Crashed near Eindhoven, Holland on a fighter sweep of area on 31 Jan 1944 in P-38J 42-67301. Prisoner of War (POW).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) English Channel 31 January 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 2109 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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