42-8471 Squint

Assigned to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of 1st Lt Robert L Baker. Transferred to 359FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt James A Wyatt. Re-assigned to Lt John H Cline.

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Units served with

People

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13067129 / O-733581
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-815283
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-735840
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron 52nd Fighter Control Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-811925
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

Places

Line up of P-47 Thunderbolts of the 82nd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, at Duxford air base. September 1944. Printed caption on reverse of print: '55432 AC - War Birds Home To Rest - Republic P-47 Thunderbolts lined up on an 8th Air Force field in England after a daylight sweep over Germany. Crews have finished inspections and refueling.'
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: "Duckpond"

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Mission abort

En Route Wilhelmshaven, Germany 3 November 1943 Early return from mission to Wilhelmshaven due to faulty oxygen regulator.

Crashed

Martlesham Heath, Martlesham, Ipswich, UK 22 September 1944 Landing Accident Martlesham Heath/Sta 369 Cat 4 damage Lt Dick F Tucker, 22-Sep-44. 359S 356FG 8AF.

Manufactured

Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA Built at Republic.

Delivered

New York, NY, USA Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

Duxford, Cambridge CB22, UK Assigned to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Transferred

Martlesham Heath, Martlesham, Ipswich, UK Transferred to 359FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF.