42-22513 Ilene

Assigned to 328FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 366FS, 358FG, 9AF USAAF.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 358th Fighter Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 352nd Fighter Group 328th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17065233 / O-666877
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot

Places

Aerial photograph of Bodney airfield, looking south east, the barrack sites are in the top centre of the image, 8 June 1945. Photograph taken by No. 542 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/369. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Royal Air Force Bodney

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Bodney, Thetford IP26 5BX, UK 23 September 1943 Landing Accident Bodney/Sta 141 Cat 5 damage Lt Ray L Cornick RTD., 23-Sep-43. P-47D 42-22513 'Ilene' - 328FS 352FG 8AF

Crashed

Mannheim, Germany 8 June 1945 Landing Accident Mannheim/Y-79 Cat 3 damage Lt George M Graber, 8-Jun-45. PB-47D 42-22513W 366FS 358FG 9AF

Manufactured

Evansville, IN, USA Built at Republic.

Delivered

Grissom Joint Air Reserve Base, IN, USA Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

Bodney, Thetford IP26 5BX, UK Assigned to 328FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF.

Assigned

High Halden, UK Transferred to 366FS, 358FG, 9AF USAAF.