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42-106466

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 363rd Fighter Group

    363rd Fighter Group

    Group
    Equipped with P-51s, the Group entered combat from England in February 1944, flying bomber escort and ground-strafing missions. They took part in the invasion of Normandy, protecting gliders and troop carriers on 6 and 7 June. In September 1944, now...

  • 381st Fighter Squadron

People

  • William Steinke

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 381FS, 363FG, 9AF USAAF. Lt William W Steinke was flying in Lt Dalglish's flight in P-51 42-106466, when he began to lose altitude over the North Sea and was then lost from sight in a cloud. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 3633 ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) North Sea 9 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3633 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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