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44-20230

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 36th Fighter Group

    36th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group, as the 36th Pursuit Group, were part of the defence force for the Caribbean area and the Panama Canal in 1941, flying P-39s and P-40s out of Puerto Rico. By May 1944 the 36th Fighter Group were flying their first missions out of England...

  • 53rd Fighter Squadron

Places

  • Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Sint-Truiden, Belgium 2 February 1945

Take off accident, engine failure, damaged CAT3, St Trond/A-92, Belgium, 2nd February 1945, pilot Edward E St Germain.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2015 18:05:47 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

Roger Freeman / http://www.aviationarchaeology.com

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