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44-13561

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...

People

  • Richard Boes

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 354th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 555FTS, 496FTG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 356FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon to Bockingen, Germany in P-51D 44-13561 'Short Fuze Sally' lagging behind was bounced by Me109's and shot down. Killed in Action (KIA)....

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 29 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 10255 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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