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44-13306

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

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. ...

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

  • 334th Fighter Squadron

    334th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 334th Fighter Squadron was the successor to No. 71 Eagle squadron of the Royal Air Force when the 4th Fighter Group was activated on 12 September 1942. They were based at Debden Field, Essex. The "Fighting Eagles" as they were called, flew...

People

  • Vincent Andra

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Crew Chief
    Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. One-time crew chief for Colonel Louis 'Red Dog'Norley. Assigned to participate in Op FRANTIC II, the Russia Shuttle mission. The B-17 he was assigned to was involved in a taxi accident, heading to the runway and was...

  • Howard Hively

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot | 4th Fighter Group
    Howard Hively hailed from Columbus, Ohio, and Norman, Oklahoma. While becoming interested in oil leases and attempting to form an aero-exploration firm, he saw a poster in a Dallas hotel inviting him to join the RAF's Eagle Squadrons. He applied, was...

  • Robert Voyles

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Lost on bomber escort to Halle, Germany. On return from mission, strafed Wiemar Aerodrome, hit by ground fire, engine streaming glycol. P-51D 'Old Witch' 44-14537 crashed near Marksahl on 27-Feb-45. Pilot Lt Robert...

Places

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Hitcham, Ipswich, Suffolk IP7, UK 2 October 1944

Take Off Accident Hitcham/Sta 470 Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Robert A Voyles, 2-Oct-44.

334FS 4FG 8AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 March 2016 19:00:47 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=44-13306
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=44-13306&Submit=S...
http://www.4thfightergroupassociation.org/uploads/8/2/0/3/8203817/334_hi...

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