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43-7020

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 309FS, 31FG, 15AF USAAF. Destroyed during take off, San Severo, Italy 16-Apr-44 F/O John A Felton.

Service

Units

  • 31st Fighter Group

    31st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 31st Fighter Group only flew missions from England between June and September 1942 but during this period they supported the Dieppe raid, the assault on occupied Europe, predominantly by the Canadian army. The attack was forced into early retreat...

  • 309th Fighter Squadron

People

  • John Felton

    Military | Flight Officer | Fighter pilot | 31st Fighter Group
    Joined RCAF 1940, Assigned to 185 Sqn RAF Malta defense. 50 missions. Credited 1 x Ju88 Strait of Messina. Transferred USAAF, assigned to 309FS, 31FG, 15AF USAAF. Credited 1 x destroyed. Spitfires and P-51 Mustangs. Ended Tour Duty (ETD). ...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Inglewood, CA, USA 1944

Built at North American.

Delivered California, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned 71016 San Severo, Province of Foggia, Italy 1944

Assigned to 309FS, 31FG, 15AF USAAF.

Crashed 71016 San Severo, Province of Foggia, Italy 16 April 1944

Take Off Accident San Severo, Italy Cat 5 damage F/O John A Felton, 16-Apr-44.

P-51B 43-7020 - 309FS 31FG 15AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2017 19:42:16 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events and unit associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Felton%2C+John+A&...
http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=113116
http://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/p-51-mustang/p-...

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