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42-25847

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 358th Fighter Group

    358th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 358th Fighter Group flew seventeen missions with the Eighth Air Force from Leiston air base. At the beginning of February 1944 the Group were transferred to the Ninth Air Force in exchange for the 357th Fighter Group. With the Ninth, the Group went...

  • 365th Fighter Squadron

People

  • John Buston

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 358th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 365FS, 358FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) combat mission to Argentan in P-47D 42-25847. Hit by flak, engine afire, baled out. Evaded capture (EVD) 26-Jul-44. MACR 8576. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 26 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 June 2019 18:54:33 Claiborne Stokes Changes to unit associations
Sources

MACR 8576

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8576 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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