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42-104289

P-38 Lightning

Service

Units

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    Group
    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 79th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Jack Greene

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 20th Fighter Group

  • Benjamin McCarty

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 20th Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Nancy on 9 May 1944 in P-38J #42-104289. MACR 4688. AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, PH, POW

  • Frank Roark

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 20th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. 1/2 x Do217, 1 x FW190. ETD Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 9 May 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 4688 / MACR 4689 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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