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42-67416

P-38 Lightning

Service

Units

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 383rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Leown Gilliland

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    On a bomber withdrawal mission in P-38J 42-68188, he was forced to ditch in the North Sea due to low fuel after claiming two FW 190s, probably another and damaging a fourth. RTD. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) English Channel 29 March 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 3527 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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