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42-75065

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 352nd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Edison Stiff

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Shot down by very accurate flak and crashed near Eckeren (known as Ekeren these days) on a bomber escort mission to Koblenz, GR in P-47D #42-75065

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Belgium 22 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 2672 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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