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44-25548

P-38 Lightning

P-38 Lightning 44-25548 crashed near Donsbach, Germany on 18 March 1945. The Pilot 2nd Lt Fred W Wright bailed out, landed safely and was captured by Germans shortly after.

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  • Frederick Wright

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 474th Fighter Group
    Wright enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942 and upon completing officer training was deployed to Europe. Flying a P-38 over France and Germany he was shot down and taken as a POW to Oberusel where he remained until Patton's liberation. ...

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Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Donsbach, Germany 18 March 1945

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Date Contributor Update
21 January 2019 11:19:05 Emily Changes to description
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Information provided by Claudio Becker

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 13163 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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