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P-38J-10-LO #42-67987 Code: N2-P
364th Fighter Group - 383rd FS - 8th AF
crash landed at Honington 2 May 1944

Connections

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...

  • 383rd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 November 2020 19:46:34 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/p-38-lightning...
https://www.flickr.com/photos/dougsheley/4715301292

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