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310th Ferry Squadron

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  • Milton Anderson

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Assigned to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 310FRS, 27ATG, 9AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME. Post War: Remained in USAF till retirement Oct 68.

  • Jimmie Andrews

    Military | Flight Officer | Fighter Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 310th Ferry Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to Base Air Depot 2, 8AF USAAF.

  • Albert Biales

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Assigned to 89FS, 80FG, 10AF[Farmingdale NY]. Transferred to 322FS, 326FG, 3AF[Bradley Field, CT]. Transferred to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 310FrS, 27ATG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Harold Bonser

    Military | Sergeant | Flight engineer | 27th Air Transport Group
    Assigned to 310FRS, 27ATG, 9AF USAAF. Shot down on casualty evacuation mission to St Trond, Belgium in C-47B 43-48395. Crash landed 2.5 miles from Aachen, Germany. 27-Sep-44. Prisoner of War (POW). Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Gerald Brasher

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Gerald E 'Jerry' Brasher served as a pilot with the 78th Fighter Group. He was a ace with 6 kills to his credit. 1 x confirmed [Air], 5 x confirmed [Ground]. Transferred to 310FRS, 27ATG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Earle Briggs

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Assigned to 328FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 310FRS, 27ATG, 8AF USAAF. Returned to 328FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. ...

  • Chester Bright

    Military | Corporal | Radio Operator | 27th Air Transport Group
    Assigned to 310FRS, 27ATG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to return a casualty evacuation mission to St Trond, Belgium in C-47B 43-48395. Killed when flak hit A/C, which went on to crash land 2.5 miles from Aachen, Germany. 27-Sep-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR...

  • Alphonse Cogozzo

    Military | Corporal | Radio Operator | 27th Air Transport Group
    KIA. C-47 crashed near Plessis-Gossot, France for unknown reasons.

  • Charles Congdon

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    KIA. A-20G # 43-10187 crashed on a wx recon flight after apparently losing an engine an spinning in near Chester, England.

  • Burl Creech

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Crashed shortly after take off due to the mechanical failure of an engine on local flight on 4 Mar 1944 in B-26C #41-34893. KIA.

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Aircraft

  • 44-14350 'Connie II'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return on bomber escort to Swinemunde, coolant leak caused abandonment Mon, Denmark 12-Mar-45, pilot Maj John D Mcfarlane EVD.

  • 43-6623 'Spare Parts'

    P-51 Mustang

  • 42-22758

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Crashed at Pendle Hill, Clitheroe, Lancashire on 6th February 1944. See more at : http://laituk.org/P-47%2042-22758.htm

  • P3757

    Hurricane
    18th Aug 1940 F/O Hartland de Montarville Molson [Montreal, Quebec], slightly injured in landing accident at RAF Station Hornchurch, Essex in Hurricane Mk I P3757 coded YO*G. ...

  • P6819

    Oxford
    Airspeed Oxford P6819, assigned to 310th Ferrying Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group, 8AF USAAF.

  • 43-6840

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 336th FS, 4th FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 310th Ferry Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group, 8AF USAAF.

  • 43-48395 'Mary'

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 310FS, 27ATG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to return (FTR) from casualty evacuation flight to St Trond, Belgium. Aircraft was shot down by flak some 2.5 miles outside Aachen, Germany. 27-Sep-44. 5 x POW, 1 x KIA. MACR 9621.

  • 44-14551

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 310FRS, 27ATG, 8AF. Being ferried into Duxford as a replacement A/C in the hands of 1st Lt Jerry E Brasher when engine failed causing the loss of the A/C. Brasher fortunately walked away unharmed. 23-Sep-44.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 September 2017 13:46:53 general ira snapsorter Changes to type, air forces and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia.

Updates and amendments to associations from:
- www.ddaymuseum.co.uk/documents/US-units-June-44.doc
List supplied courtesy of Mr Phil Grinton from California, February 2004. From the website of the D-Day Museum, Portsmouth (www.ddaymuseum.co.uk).

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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