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Don R Rohrabauch

Military

Crashed in P47#42-8585 while on ferry flight from Sydenham to Langford Lodge crashing near Lyle Hill.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-8585

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    P47#42-8585 crashed while on ferry flight from Sydenham to Langford Lodge crashing near Lyle Hill. Pilot 2nd Lt Don R Rohrabaugh KIFA.

Associated Place

  • Langford Lodge

    Military site : airfield
    Planned to be a Satellite Landing Ground for No. 23 Maintenance Unit at RAF Aldergrove, Langford Lodge was selected in October 1941 to be developed as an air deport for the maintenance and repair of USAAF aircraft. A scheme was devised whereby the...

Events

Event Location Date
Died Lyle Hill, Dromore, Banbridge BT25 1LY, UK 18 September 1943

Crashed in P47#42-8585 while on ferry flight from Sydenham to Langford Lodge crashing near Lyle Hill.

Lived in Indiana

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 January 2016 19:24:41 Al_Skiff Changes to awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

AAM DB Entry.
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=42-8585

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 287, NARA

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