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Assigned to 366FS, 358FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon mission to Nonnweiler. Mis-Identified, bounced and shot down by friendly P-47's in a 'blue on blue' incident. Slumped forward in harness, A/C streaming white smoke and crashed after an almost vertical dive at Kehlen. Pilot 1Lt Harold G Stalnaker Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 11607.

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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: 358th Fighter Group 366th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15172605 / O-702856
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Failed to Return (FTR)

Kehlen, Luxembourg 23 December 1944 Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon mission to Nonnweiler. Mis-Identified, bounced and shot down by friendly P-47's in a 'blue on blue' incident. Slumped forward in harness, A/C streaming white smoke and crashed after an almost vertical dive at Kehlen. Pilot 1Lt Harold G Stalnaker Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 11607.

Manufactured

Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA Built at Republic.

Delivered

New York, NY, USA Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

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

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:05
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 11607 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database