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42-67438

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...

  • 384th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Kenneth Shaffer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Baled out of P-38J #42-67455 after experiencing instrument problems while climbing through poor weather while forming up for an operational mission on 29 Mar 1944. RTD. Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Langenhagen on 29 Apr 44 in P-38 #4267438

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 29 April 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 4407 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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