Skip to main content
Edit entry 

42-106917

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 375th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Murray Bell

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 361st Fighter Group
    Assigned to 375FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Jack Crandell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 361st Fighter Group
    Assigned to 375FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission Luxembourg hit whilst strafing the 3rd train of the day, crashed near Kanach in P-51B 'Bottoms Up' 42-106917 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 8539. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), PH.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 24 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8539 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Share