Republic P-47 Thunderbolt | 41-6204 | 04, QP-M

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt | 41-6204 | 04, QP-M

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Nick King

added 04 Jun 07:24

Pilot - Capt. Richard D McMinn, Salt Lake City. 4th FG P-47s originally carried the 'last two' of the serial number for identification. '04' was later to become QP-M. At some stage, the rear fuselage was repainted and was lost with Capt. McMinn on 15 April 1943. McMinn was hit by a FW.190 and crashed into the North Sea 20 miles East of Felixtowe. Pilot was killed in action.


Aircraft model

P-47 "Thunderbolt"

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military

Registration number

04, QP-M

Serial number

41-6204

Aircraft

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt | 41-6204 | 04, QP-M

Aviator

McMinn Richard D.

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt | 41-6204 | 04, QP-M