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Luster H Prewitt

Military

April 1943-Nov. 1944, P-51B 42-106599

Service

Units served with

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 369th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-25994 "Hustlin' Hussy"

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 369FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Dijon, hit by flak strafing Dijon A/D A/C abandoned crashed 10 miles Sth Dijon 11-May-44 Lt Anthony I Kosinski Evaded (EVD) MACR 4691.

  • 42-106599 "Hustlin' Hussy II"

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 369FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Malaga, New Mexico
End Tour of Duty (ETD)
Promoted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list / Unit History

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