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Ernest B McMahan

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 487th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-106502 'Opal Lee'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Capt Fred M Allison. Lost in Mid Air Collision with P-51C 42-103310 9-May-44 Mersey Flats/nr Bradwell - Capt Ernest B McMahan KIFA.

  • 43-6503 'Honey Baby'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 555FTS, 496FTG, 8AF USAAF. Written off after Mid Air Collision 26-Jul-44.

  • 42-74720 'Honey Baby'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 552FTS, 495FTG, 8AF USAAF.

Events

Event Location Date
Killed in action

Killed in mid-air collision with 42-103310

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 August 2019 12:21:43 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename, service number and events
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit history

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