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P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 354th Fighter Group

    354th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...

  • 356th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Hayes Appell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 354th Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) when he baled out at about 18000ft he struck the tail with his legs and was taken to local hospital at Saarburg. Had mid-air collision.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 30 December 1943

Revisions

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

MACR 1511 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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