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Assigned to 352FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return(FTR) area patrol to St Quentin. Failed to pull out in time from diving strafing pass at Couvron/Laon aerodrome, flew into ground, bounced up 50ft and exploded. Pilot Lt Kenneth Ames Killed in Action (KIA). 1-Aug-44. MACR 8198.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 353rd Fighter Group 352nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11093264 / T-62154
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

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Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Failed to Return (FTR)

02000 Laon, France 1944-08-01 Failed to Return(FTR) area patrol to St Quentin. Failed to pull out in time from diving strafing pass at Couvron/Laon aerodrome, flew into ground, bounced up 50ft and exploded. Pilot Lt Kenneth Ames Killed in Action (KIA). 1-Aug-44. MACR 8198.

Manufactured

Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA Built at Republic.

Delivered

New York, NY, USA Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

Raydon, Ipswich IP7, UK Assigned to 352FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:19
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 8198 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database