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42-68048

P-38 Lightning

Service

Units

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • Headquarters (55th Fighter Group)

People

  • Bernie Guthrie

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed at Obersetzen in P-38 42-68048

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 22 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4122 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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