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42-106944

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) area support to Wessel bounced by Me109's and shot down 17-Sep-44. Lt Woodrow W Glover KIA MACR 9011.

Service

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. ...

  • 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...

  • 376th Fighter Squadron

People

  • James Cheney

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot / Commanding Officer | 361st Fighter Group
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Awarded the DFC on his 50th combat mission (GO. #33) on April 19, 1944. Failed to Return (FTR) patrol to Munster in P-51D 'Scat-Cat' 44-14219 on his 75th combat mission. Mech failure, streaming oil prior to engine...

  • Woodrow Glover

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 361st Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Geldern in P-51 'Mary Jane' #42106944

  • Jay Ruch

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 361st Fighter Group

Places

  • Bottisham

    Military site : airfield
    The P-47 Thunderbolts of the 361st Fighter Group damaged the surfaces of the airfield so much in the first months of flying from Bottisham that American engineers were called in to lay a new runway. In January 1944 they constructed a 1,470-yard-long...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Inglewood, CA, USA 1944

Built at North American.

Delivered Edwards AFB, CA, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Bottisham, Cambridge CB25, UK 1944

Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Germany 17 September 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) area support to Wessel bounced by Me109's and shot down 17-Sep-44. Lt Woodrow W Glover KIA MACR 9011.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 January 2018 14:34:50 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28669112
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=42-106944&Submit=...

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2014 11:42:17 Al_Skiff Changes to person associations
Sources

USAAF Photo.

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2014 11:37:32 Al_Skiff Changes to nicknames
Sources

USAAF Photo.

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

MACR 9011 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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