No. 316 Squadron Mustang III FB220 SZ-F Fl/Sgt. Fusiara killed during a "Ranger"
Operation: Ranger (1)
Date: 11th June 1944 (Sunday)
Unit: No. 316 Squadron (Polish)
Type: Mustang III
Base: RAF Coltishall, Norfolk.
Location: Near The Hague, Holland.
Pilot: Fl/Sgt. Ryszard Fusiara 781090 PAF Age 23. Killed
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REASON FOR LOSS:
During a strafing run against a train, hit the target and exploded.
Trained at 58 OTU, Grangemouth, Scotland, completing it on the 5th October 1943 (Shown below)
Fl/Sgt. Ryszard Fusiara - 58 OTU Course
(1) Ranger: Large formation, freelance intrusion over enemy territory with aim of wearing down enemy forces.
Fl/Sgt. Ryszard Fusiara. Sage War Cemetery. Plot 8. Row B. Grave 12. Born 13 September 1920. Płoskie. Zamość, Poland
Acknowledgments: Robert Gretzyngier, Wojtek Matusiak, Waldemar Wójcik and Józef Zieliński - "Ku Czci Połeglyçh Lotnikow 1939-1945", Jerzy Bogdan Cynk - "The Polish Airforce At War" Vol's 1 and 2.