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42-5536

P-61 Black Widow

Assigned to 422NFS, 9AF USAAF.

Service

Places

  • Scorton

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1939 as a grass airfield satellite to RAF Catterick, Scorton was initially a day-fighter and then night-fighter base. Developed in 1941 to full station status, it eventually had three concrete runways, a concrete perimeter taxiway plus...

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned Scorton, Richmond DL10 6DN, UK 13 May 1944

Assigned to 422NFS, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Florennes, Belgium 27 September 1944

Nose wheel failed to lock down and collapsed on landing. Pilot 1Lt Donald J Doyle and R/O 1Lt Norman N Williams RTD. 27-Sep-44.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 May 2018 18:40:34 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number and manufacturer
Sources

Northrop's Night Hunter: The P-61 Black Widow By Jeff Kolln
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=42-5536&Submit4=Go

Date Contributor Update
08 May 2018 18:39:27 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, nicknames, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

Northrop's Night Hunter: The P-61 Black Widow By Jeff Kolln
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=42-5536&Submit4=Go

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