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North American P-51D-5-NA Mustang CF-I [Bar] "Mary Ann" - 44-13345 Force Landed Sweden 1944. In the background sits 42-106854 on her belly.

Connections

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. ...

  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...

  • 364th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-106854 ''Peabody's Pet''

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt Walter Baron. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Rechlin, Gemany. Aborted near Rostock with engine running roughly and made for Sweden. Interned in Sweden....

  • 44-13345 Mary Ann

    P-51 Mustang

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2017 15:55:12 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.forcedlandingcollection.se/USAAFe/USAAF123-440825-maryann.html

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