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42-75658

P-47 Thunderbolt

Assigned to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission 21-Jan-44. pilot Lt Allen E Dimmick KIA. MACR 1849.

Service

Units

People

  • Allen Dimmick

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Shot down by FW190 on bomber escort mission to Rouen, FR on 21 Jan 1944 in P-47D #42-75658. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Frank Klibbe

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    On 27 Jan 1944, while on a test flight, P-47D #42-75694 crashed due to engine failure. RTD.

  • James Stewart

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    James Clarence Stewart was a pilot in the Eighth Air Force during World War II. He flew with the 56th Fighter Group and 61st Fighter Squadron, and achieved Ace status during the war.

Places

  • Boxted

    Military site : airfield
    Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA 1943

Built at Republic.

Delivered LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Queens, NY 11371, USA 1943

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Boxted, Colchester, UK 1943

Assigned to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF.

Failed to Return (FTR) France 21 January 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) mission 21-Jan-44. pilot Lt Allen E Dimmick KIA. MACR 1849.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2017 17:33:36 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

http://littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=42-75658&Submit=Search
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmacr.asp?MACR=1849&Submit=Go

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2017 17:32:31 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=42-75658&Submit=Search
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmacr.asp?MACR=1849&Submit=Go

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 1849 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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