1st Scouting Force P-51D 44-13764 5E-B. Pilot is Phil Algar on his way to Grafton Underwood for the 200th mission party of his old unit the 384th BG. This a/c was lost on 15 February 1945 with F/O Irvin E Lang being killed in action.
Military | Major | Pilot
Flew 25 combat missions with the 384th bombardment Group from 22-Jun-43 to 4-Mar-44. Detached service (DS) with 1st Scouting Force. Transferred to 857BS, 492BG, 8AF USAAF flying Elint Droopsnoot P-38 lightning [gathering Electronic Intelligence].
Military | Flight Officer | Fighter pilot
Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) scouting mission Dresden in P-51D 44-13764; fuel transfer control froze, preventing selection of remaining fuel. Baled out or bellied in near Waldernbach. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 12377 ...
Assigned to 354FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to Scout Force, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) scouting mission Dresden; 15-Feb-45 pilot F/O Irvin E Lang KIA. MACR 12377