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42-8585

P-47 Thunderbolt

P47#42-8585 crashed while on ferry flight from Sydenham to Langford Lodge crashing near Lyle Hill. Pilot 2nd Lt Don R Rohrabaugh KIFA.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • Base Air Depot 3

People

  • Don Rohrabauch

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Crashed in P47#42-8585 while on ferry flight from Sydenham to Langford Lodge crashing near Lyle Hill.

Places

  • Langford Lodge

    Military site : airfield
    Planned to be a Satellite Landing Ground for No. 23 Maintenance Unit at RAF Aldergrove, Langford Lodge was selected in October 1941 to be developed as an air deport for the maintenance and repair of USAAF aircraft. A scheme was devised whereby the...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Lylehill, Templepatrick, BT39 0HL UK 18 September 1943

Killed In Crash Lyle Hill/nr Langford Lodge Ireland, Cat 5 damage, pilot 2nd Lt Don R Rohrabaugh, 18-9-43.

3BAD 8AF

Written Off DBR Langfoed Lodge, Ireland 19 September 1943

Written Off.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 January 2016 19:21:29 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=42-8585

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