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42-104198

P-38 Lightning

Service

Units

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 383rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Walter Bosworth

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) area withdrawal mission to Berlin. Intervened with E/A fighters, harassing lone B-17. Shot down by Me109 in P-38 42-104198, crashed near Sonnenborstel. Prisoner of War (POW). 8-May-44. MACR...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 8 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4706 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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