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War weary P-51B 42-106902 LH-O from the "Clobber College" seen arriving at BAD1 - Burtonwood to be scrapped at war's end.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 350th Fighter Squadron
  • Base Air Depot 1

    Base Air Depot 1

    Headquarters

Aircraft

  • 42-106902 'Mega Ann'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 370FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred War Weary to 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Scrapped at BAD1 to wars end.

Locations

  • Burtonwood

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF in 1939-40, the RAF's No. 37 Maintenance Unit used the base from 1940 to 1942, before it became a joint Anglo-American maintenance and servicing airfield - a Base Air Depot. After the war it continued to be used as a maintenance and...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 August 2017 15:40:50 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

www.littlefriends.co.uk

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