Assigned to 511FS, 405FG, 9AF USAAF. Abandoned 15 miles NE St Dizier 25-Oct-44.
The 405th Fighter Group was a fighter bomber unit of the United States Army Air Force in World War II. They group flew P-47 Thunderbolts in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) starting with the buildup to the Invasion of Normandy ("D-Day") through...
Military | Flight Officer | Fighter Pilot | 405th Fighter Group
Assigned to 511FS, 405FG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF. End of War.
Military site : airfield
The original Christchurch Airport operated from 1935-39, and the airfield was used by the RAF from 1939 to 1941. It was the site of the Airspeed Aircraft factiry from 1940 to 51. Christchurch was developed for USAAF use in 1943, and the Ninth Air Force...
|Manufactured||Evansville, IN, USA||1943|
Built by Republic at Evansville, Indiana Plant.
Delivered to USAAF.
|Assigned||Christchurch, Dorset, UK||1944|
Assigned to 511FS, 405FG, 9AF USAAF.
|Crashed||52100 Saint-Dizier, France||1944|
Baled Out 15 miles NE St Dizier / A-64 Cat 5 damage, pilot Lt Clinton R Albright, 25-Oct-44.
P-47D 42-28674 - 511FS 405FG 9AF
|01 July 2016 12:31:10||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations|