Republic P-47D Thunderbolt 42-26294 404th FS, 371st FG, 9th AF USAAF. Crashed on landing and collided with P-47D 42-28426 pilot 2nd Lt William R Myles. Voisins A-58. 9-9-44.
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 4th Fighter Group
William Daley attempted to enlisted from Amarillo, Texas, in the Army Aviation Cadet programme but was rejected. He then went to the Clayton-Knight Committee, and having nearly 200 hours of flying time, was accepted for the RAF, where he graduated a a...
Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 367th Fighter Group
Pius, son of Jacob Kuntz and Theresia Mastel, was born in Napoleon North Dakota in 1920. After high school he attended North Dakota State College for a year until he had an opportunity to work as a machinist in Los Angeles, California. ...
Military site : airfield
Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1943, it was developed for use by the Ninth Air Force in 1943-1944. The 371st Fighter Group used the airfield, before it was closed and returned to agriculture in 1944-45.
|Manufactured||Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA||1943|
Built at Republic.
|Shipped overseas||Merseyside, UK||1944|
|Assigned||Bisterne, Ringwood, Ringwood, Hampshire BH24, UK||7 February 1944|
Assigned to 404th FS, 371st FG, 9th AF.
|Crashed||Voisins-le-Bretonneux, France||9 September 1944|
Crashed on landing and collided with P-47D 42-28426 Cat 3 damage, pilot 2nd Lt William R Myles. Voisins A-58. 9-9-44.
|29 September 2015 18:40:36||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations|