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P-47 42-26963

Aircraft Model:Republic P-47D-27-RE Thunderbolt
Manufacturer:Republic Aviation Corporation (Farmingdale)
Constructor's No.:2540
Identities:42-26963
Units:66th Fighter Squadron, 57th Fighter Group, USAAF

Timeline

10 August 1944Aircraft crashed into the sea a mile off the coast of Anghione, Corsica, while engaged on an operation to attack gun positions in the Savona area of northwest Italy.
Pilot: 2/Lt JAMES R. LORD, USAAF O-710722 (Killed)

References

Aviation Archaeological Investigation & Research [AAIR] 2004 August 1944 USAAF Overseas Accident Reports. Retrieved 23 December 2018 from <https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/AARmonthly/Aug1940.htm>.

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>.

Baugher, J. 2018 1942 USAAF Serial Numbers (42-001 to 42-30031). Joe Baugher's Home Page. Retrieved 23 December 2018 from <http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_1.html.

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency [DPAA] 2018 Airman Accounted For From World War II (Lord, J.). 18 December 2018. Retrieved 23 December 2018 from <http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/Article/1717214/airman-accounted-for-from-world-war-ii-lord-j/>.

Record updated on 23 December 2018.


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