SORTIE REPORT
Event Date: 1945-06-13
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Crashed
Comments: On a flight to Guernsey Island in a P-47 to investigate the crash of a B-17 two days earlier, pilot encountered difficulty braking on the wet grass runway. He intentionally ground-looped the aircraft to avoid hitting workers on the ground. There were no injuries to the pilot or ground personnel.
Non-Combat Sortie
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
P-47D 42-75614 not known not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Williams, Philip Y 546 Completed, Uninjured
- SORTIE-RELATED DOCUMENTS:
TYPE IDENTIFICATION
ACCIREPAccident Report # 45-06-13-521
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