The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...
Military | Captain | Pilot | 361st Fighter Group
Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 361st Fighter Group
John Lougheed served as a pilot with the 361st Fighter Group. On 11 September 1944, his P-51 Mustang 'Betty Lee' 42-103749 was sucked in the propwash of B-24 42-95138 and crashed into the bomber's tail. Lougheed was killed.
|Failed to Return (FTR)||Hollland||11 September 1944|
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MACR 8703 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database