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42-67646

P-38 Lightning

Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Major DeLynn Anderson. Failed to Return (FTR) bomber escort to Brunswick. Shot down Devanter, Holland Lt Mack D Fall baled out POW. 30-Jan-44. MACR 2102.

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. ...

  • 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

  • DeLynn Anderson

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot 1055 single engine/Squadron Commander | 20th Fighter Group
    Commanding Officer 79th FS 20th FG March 6, 1943 - Sept 27, 1944 ...

  • Mack Fall

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 20th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bomber escort to Brunswick. Shot down Deventer, Holland in P-38J 42-67646 Lt Fall baled out POW. 30-Jan-44. MACR 2102.

Places

  • Kings Cliffe

    Military site : airfield
    Kings Cliffe began as a satellite air base for the Group based at nearby Wittering. The 56th Fighter Group, however, were all based at Kings Cliffe and it was here that the pilots trained in P-47 Thunderbolts and flew their first missions in the...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Burbank, CA, USA 1943

Built at Lockheed.

Delivered California, USA 1943

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned King's Cliffe, Peterborough PE8, UK 1943

Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Hollland 30 January 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) bomber escort to Brunswick. Shot down Devanter, Holland Lt Mack D Fall baled out POW. 30-Jan-44. MACR 2102.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 July 2016 18:20:23 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=42-67646
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=42-67646&Submit6=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/28715381

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

MACR 2102 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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