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44-13891

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 1st Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 1st Scouting Force
  • 383rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • John Allen

    Military | 445th Bomb Group

  • Norman Box

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 385FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Detached to 1st Scouting Force. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). ...

Places

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Inglewood, CA, USA 1944

Built at North American.

Delivered California, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned RAF Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31 1EE, UK 1944

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Assigned RAF Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31 1EE, UK 1944

Transferred to 1st Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed RAF Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31 1EE, UK 11 October 1944

Landing Accident Honington/Sta 375 Cat 3 damage Lt Norman L Box, 11-Oct-44.

P-51D 44-13891 1SF 8AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2017 16:11:52 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=+44-13891&Submit=Search
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Box%2C+Norman+L&S...
http://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/p-51-mustang/p-...

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