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44-64012

P-51 Mustang

Lost due to belly landing, wheels up landing gear failure at RAF Grafton Underwood, England.

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Aircraft

  • 44-12160 Irish Eyes

    P-51 Mustang
    Lost due to engine failure at takeoff. Fowlmere, England (F-378)

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Units

  • 339th Fighter Group

    339th Fighter Group

    Group
    In the years before deployment to the UK, the Group had been designated as a Bombardment Group (Dive) and trained in A-24 and A-25 dive-bombers and P-39 Airacobras. When, in April 1944, they joined the Eighth Air Force in Britain though, the pilots...

  • 503rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Kenneth Moreland

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 339th Fighter Group
    Feb. 13-Aug. 1945, hometown Ft. Dodge, IA

Places

  • Fowlmere

    Military site : airfield
    Just as nearby Duxford was known as the 'Duck pond' by American airmen, so Fowlmere was known as 'the Hen Puddle' because of the wet conditions that pervaded the bases during the winter of 1943-1944. The 339th Fighter Group had no choice but to persist...

  • Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2019 02:36:13 Lope10 Changes to description, aircraft associations, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
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Lesley Loper - Ft Worth, TX

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2019 02:28:32 Lope10 Changes to media associations
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Lesley Loper - Ft Worth, TX

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2019 02:27:35 Lope10 Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, nicknames and markings
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Lesley Loper - Ft Worth, TX

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