Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...
P47#42-8585 crashed while on ferry flight from Sydenham to Langford Lodge crashing near Lyle Hill. Pilot 2nd Lt Don R Rohrabaugh KIFA.
Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
Crashed in P47#42-8585 while on ferry flight from Sydenham to Langford Lodge crashing near Lyle Hill.
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...
|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.
|Written Off DBR||Langfoed Lodge, Ireland||19 September 1943|
|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|