42-25771 Agony Wagon

Object Number - UPL 7534 - Lt. Donald J Corrigan was the first assigned pilot to the second SX-I (a/c 42-25771) and called it “Agony Wagon.” 352nd FS, 353rd FG. The single...

Flown by Lieutenant Donald J Corrigan who flew it operationally three times between 30 April and 20 May 1944. He gave it the nickname 'Agony Wagon'. He had one recorded 'victory' and this was marked on the aircraft.

42-25771 was also flown by Second Liuetenant Virgil C Johnston. He flew it on 20 missions between April and June 1944.

The aircraft was hit by flak and crashed near Rennes, France on 10 June 1944.
Its pilot Second Lieutenant Virgil C Johnston was killed.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 27th Air Transport Group 353rd Fighter Group 352nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32001562 / O-665386
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 353rd Fighter Group 352nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-817959
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

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Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Rennes, France 1944-06-10

Revisions

Date2 Dec 2014 12:51:50
ContributorLucy May
Date2 Dec 2014 12:33:38
ContributorLucy May
Sources

Changed serial number from 42-25571 to 42-25771 after checking MACR 5561.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:17
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 5561 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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