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42-75401

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 376th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Dennis Weaver

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 361st Fighter Group
    Crashed into North Sea in P-47D 42-75401 on the return from a bomber escort mission to Germany on 24 Feb 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) North Sea 24 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:04 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 2681 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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