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42-67825

P-38 Lightning

Shot down, flak hit, crashed near Coulommiers on 10 Apr 44. MACR 3620.

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. ...

  • 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...

  • Headquarters Squadron (55th Fighter Group)

People

  • Carl Causey

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 55th Fighter Group

  • Jack Jenkins

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Coulommiers on 10 Apr 44 in P-38 'Texas Ranger' #42-67825. MACR 3620. ...

  • Robert Sand

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Propeller Specialist | 55th Fighter Group
    SSgt 38th FS 55th FG 1942-45. From Bellingham, WA Well known for the beautiful color images he took during the war.

Places

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Coulommiers, France 10 April 1944 – 10 April 1944

Shot down, flak hit, crashed near Coulommiers on 10 Apr 44. MACR 3680.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2015 21:24:24 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, nicknames, description, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

AAM DB Entry.
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=42-67825+
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=67825

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3620 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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