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P-47 Thunderbolt

The aircraft crashed near Thorncliffe Staffordshire on 3rd October 1944. The pilot was killed. There is a memorial to the pilot at the location.

Service

Units

  • 495th Fighter Training Group

    495th Fighter Training Group

    Group
    The 495th Fighter Training Group, which operated in England from December 1943, trained P-47 Thunderbolt pilots. These pilots, who had received the basic training in the USA would be assigned to a training group to practise ETO operational procedures...

People

  • Quentin Sella

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 495th Fighter Training Group
    Graduated at Aloe Army Airfield, Victoria, Texas on February 8th 1944.

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Date Contributor Update
23 August 2020 17:55:59 Amanda Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, description and unit associations
Sources

Peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk
Aircrashsites.co.uk

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