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44-15394

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 369th Fighter Squadron

People

  • René Burtner

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 359th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 369FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Saint Dizier. Crashed near Sompuis on 18 Aug 44 in P-51B serial number 43-12186, assigned aircraft of Captain Gilbert R Ralston Jr. Hit by flak while strafing airdrome and evaded...

  • Lawrence Meyer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 359th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed near Graevenwisubach in P-51 #4415394

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 23 February 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 12630 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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