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P-47 42-8543

Aircraft Model:Republic P-47D-5-RE Thunderbolt
Manufacturer:Republic Aviation Corporation (Farmingdale)
Units:83rd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, USAAF


16 March 1944Aircraft crashed near Chievres, Belgium, while attempting to attack an enemy aircraft at low altitude.
Pilot: 1/Lt WALTER TONKIN, USAAF O-886060 (Killed)


Baugher, J. 2017 Republic P-47D Thunderbolt. Joe Baugher's Home Page. Retrieved 6 November 2018 from <http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_fighters/p47_4.html>.

Karrer, G.G. 1944 Missing Aircrew Report (MACR) #3094. Archived at <http://www.fold3.com/image/1/37107985>.

Record updated on 8 November 2018.


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