IWM catalogue record
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A P-51 Mustang (C5-T, serial number 44-14868) nicknamed "Hurry Home Honey", flown by Major Richard A. "Pete" Peterson of the 357th Fighter 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...
Military | Major | Fighter Pilot; Operations Officer; Bomber Escort; Dean of 'Clobber College'
Richard "Pete" Peterson served as a fighter pilot with the 357th Fighter Group. He flew P-51 'Hurry Home Honey'.
Flown as C5-T by Major Richard A “Pete” Peterson. He nicknamed the aircraft “Hurry Home Honey”.
The aircraft was then flown by Lieutenant Roland Wright as C5-ZZ. Wright was from Salt Lake City, Utah and named the aircraft “Mormon Mustang”.