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P-51 Mustang



  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 384th Fighter Squadron


  • James Korecky

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    James R Korecky served as a pilot with the 364th Fighter Group. ...

  • Robert Lacy

    Military | First Lieutenant | 364th Fighter Group


  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...


Event Location Date
Crashed Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK 30 July 1944

Crashed on take-off, killing the pilot Lieutenant James R Korecky in the resultant fire.


Date Contributor Update
09 June 2015 08:54:07 Pyker Changes to markings

Corrected typo.

Date Contributor Update
09 June 2015 08:52:38 Pyker Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations

Added aircraft to database to relate to photo FRE 3198.