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Robert R McCord


Engine problems with P-38F-1-LO 41-7617 forced McCord to land back at Goxhill with landing gear retracted 19 August 1942. No injuries.


Units served with

  • 1st Fighter Group

    1st Fighter Group

    The 1st Fighter Group were initially deployed to Britain in the summer of 1942 as part of Operation Bolero. After shuttling through a number of different bases in the UK, the Group was reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force in September 1942 and supported...

  • 71st Fighter Squadron


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:03 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th and 9th AF by Bishop and Hey p. 27