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44-14073

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Abandoned after mid air collision with P-51 44-15005 near Cambridge pilot Lt Edward Chlevin baled out RTD 1-Jun-45.

Service

Aircraft

  • 44-15005 'Dream Boat'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Mid air collision with P-51D 44-14073 near Cambridge pilot Lt Edward P Hausenbauer RTD 1-Jun-45.

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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

  • Edward Chlevin

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Detached service 1st Scouting Force. Re-assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. EOW. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Jackie Woodside

    Military | Flight Officer | 364th Fighter Group

Places

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Inglewood, CA, USA 1944

Built at North American.

Delivered Edwards AFB, CA, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31 1QZ, UK 1944

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31 1QZ, UK 9 November 1944

Taxiing Accident Honington/Sta 375 Cat 3 damage Lt Jackie D Woodside, 9-Nov-44.

P-51D 44-14073 - 383FS 364FG 8AF

Crashed Cambridge, UK 1 June 1945

Baled out Mid Air Collision Nr Cambridge Cat 4 damage Lt Edward (NMI) Chlevin, 1-Jun-45.

P-51D 44-14073 - 383FS 364FG 8AF

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 January 2018 19:11:00 Al_Skiff Changes to description and events
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=44-14073&Submit=S...
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=44-14073&Submit4=Go
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=113663
Aircraft of the 8th AAF 1942-1945 By Kev Darling

Date Contributor Update
10 January 2018 12:34:02 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=44-14073&Submit=S...
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=44-14073&Submit4=Go
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=113663
Aircraft of the 8th AAF 1942-1945 By Kev Darling

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