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42-28929

P-47 Thunderbolt

Assigned to 405FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF.

Service

Places

  • Bisterne

    Military site : airfield
    Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1943, it was developed for use by the Ninth Air Force in 1943-1944. The 371st Fighter Group used the airfield, before it was closed and returned to agriculture in 1944-45.

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned Bisterne, Ringwood BH24 3BN, UK 1944

Assigned to 405FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed 65760 Eschborn, Germany 10 April 1945

Landing Accident Eschbom/Y-74 Cat 3 damage Lt Robert L Griffith, 10-Apr-45.

P-47D 42-28929 - 405FS 371FG 9AF

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 May 2018 19:39:03 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/p47/p-47-thund...
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=42-28929&Submit4=Go

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