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495th Fighter Group

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  • John Beauchamp

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 495th Fighter Group
    KIS while on training mission, misjudged location and crashed into ground on Moel Copog. Atchan was a training base for fighter pilots until 1945. It belonged to the 8th AAF .

  • Joseph Bemkel

    Military | Corporal | 495th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Joseph Benkel

    Military | Corporal | 495th Fighter Group

  • Arthur Brody

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 495th Fighter Group
    Took off from Atcham on a local non-operational formation flight. Lt. Brody executed a turn close to the ground, hit a tree, cartweheeled crashed and burned at Black Lion Farm, Shropshire KNO

  • Arthur Brown

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 495th Fighter Group
    On local formation flight on 14 Jan 1944, P-47D #42-7925 spun in and crashed near Shrewbridge. Killed in Action (KIA) ...

  • Thomas Buttram

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 495th Fighter Group
    July 4, 1944 collision in P47#42-7971 while flying in no. 2 position. Both pilots bailed out suffering major injuries. Other a/c flown by 2Lt. Robert H. Haycock, in s J. Buttram, who was in no. 3 position. Accident occurred near Wellington, Shropshire...

  • Fay Clark

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 495th Fighter Group
    KNO in P-47C #416267: crashed during non-operational (formation training?) flight. Accident occurred at 1455hrs at Brick Kiln Farm, Whithurch, Shropshire

  • Robert Deibel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 495th Fighter Group
    Crashed during training flight on 4 Feb 1944 in P-47C 41-6412. RTD.

  • Robert Dietel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 495th Fighter Group
    On 20 Jan 1944, on landing at RAF Templeton the landing gear on P-47C #41-6203 failed to go down and lock. RTD.

  • John Eskew

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 495th Fighter Group

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Aircraft

  • 41-6363

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Crashed on 17 April 1944, piloted by Capt. Kirby N. Tracy.

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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