42-106823

Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Mid-air collision on 8 June 1944 with P-51 43-7150 in dive-bombing manoeuvre; propeller ripped tail off other A/C (pilot killed). 42-106823 was last seen in unpowered glide. Its pilot, 2nd Lt Eacott G. Allen, bailed out and managed to evade capture with help of French patriots. (Evaded) - MACR 5613 / Escape and Evasion Report of 2nd Lt Allen : E&E 998.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 334th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18109833 / O-756433
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

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Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 334th Fighter Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 1944-05-09 Landing accident Debden/Sta 356 Cat 3 damage, pilot 2nd Lt Eacott A Allen, 9-May-44. 334FS 4FG 8AF

Crashed

Connerré, France 1944-06-08 near a river in Connerré, France. Pilot 2nd Lt Eacott G. Allen evaded.

Revisions

Date24 May 2022 10:51:39
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources

MACR 5613 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date11 Aug 2016 12:43:08
ContributorED-BB
Sources

MACR 5613

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:14
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 5613 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database