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Paul E Chaufty


On armed reconnaissance mission to Argentan France 15 August 1944, flames were seen coming from the supercharger of Chaufty's aircraft. First Lt Philip E Frankfurt watched Chaufty bail out of the aircraft and his parachute fail to open.


Units served with

  • 36th Fighter Group

    36th Fighter Group

    The Group, as the 36th Pursuit Group, were part of the defence force for the Caribbean area and the Panama Canal in 1941, flying P-39s and P-40s out of Puerto Rico. By May 1944 the 36th Fighter Group were flying their first missions out of England...

  • 23rd Fighter Squadron


Event Location Date
Died 15 August 1944


Date Contributor Update
25 November 2015 16:51:37 Emily Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations

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