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42-67306

P-38 Lightning

Service

Units

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    Group
    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 79th Fighter Squadron

People

  • William Rierson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 20th Fighter Group
    Shot down by FW190s on the return from a bomber support mission to Frankfurt am Main on 8 Feb 1944 in P-38J #42-67306. A/c crashed near Koblenz. Prisoner of War (POW). AM, PH 3 Me109

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 8 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 2144 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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