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42-25993

P-47 Thunderbolt

P-47D-22-RE 225993 was a P-47 in the 507th Fighter Squadron, 404th Fighter Group.
Assigned to pilot Lt. Floyd F. Blair in May 1944 while at Winkton in England ; individual identifying letter of this P-47 was the letter 'T'. Name of the aircraft (written below the cockpit) : "Ramblin Wreck".
Floyd Blair was assigned a new P-47D-28-RA 229289 in December 1944. His new P-47 received the individual letter 'T'. Therefore, the 225993 received the individual letter 'N' and a new name : "Janie".

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Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 14 March 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 April 2019 01:57:57 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, nicknames and markings
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photo evidence

Date Contributor Update
22 January 2015 11:24:01 Al_Skiff Changes to nicknames
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USAAF Photo

Date Contributor Update
25 October 2014 15:14:44 Hendrik Schoebrechts Changes to nicknames and description
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Histor Center Airbase Brustem

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

MACR 13522 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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