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42-68004

P-38 Lightning

Assigned to 392FS, 367FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bomer escort to Euskirchen, Germany. In the vicinity of target, reported engine troubles, after dogfight with E/A pilot Capt James B Fishburn abandoned A/C. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 11420.

Service

Units

People

  • James Fishburn

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 367th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 392FS, 367FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bomber escort to Euskirchen, Germany in P-38J 42-68004. In the vicinity of target, reported engine troubles, after dogfight with E/A abandoned A/C. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 11420. ...

  • Clark Livingston

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 367th Fighter Group

Places

  • Stoney Cross

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as a secret, emergency airfield, Stoney Cross was developed during 1942-43 as an advance base for both fighters and bombers. Occupied by the RAF from January 1943, before construction was complete, the station had eventually three concrete...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Burbank, CA, USA 1944

Built at Lockheed.

Delivered California, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned 1944

Assigned to 392FS, 367FG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Gelsdorf, 53501 Grafschaft, Germany 23 December 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) bomer escort to Euskirchen, Germany. In the vicinity of target, reported engine troubles, after dogfight with E/A pilot Capt James B Fishburn abandoned A/C. POW. MACR 11420.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2017 17:17:53 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations and place associations
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