16.04.1945 No. 66th Fighter Squadron, P-47D 44-21024 "Miss Frances VI" 1st Lt. Charles W. Mayberry
Operation: Engine Test
Date: 16th April 1945 (Monday)
Unit: No. 66th Fighter Squadron, 57th Fighter Group
Type: P47D Thunderbolt
Serial: 44-21024 "Miss Frances VI"
Base: Grosseto Main, Italy
Location: Highway 1 between Grosseto and Orbetello Italy
Pilot: 1st Lt. Charles William Mayberry 0-714494 USAAF Age 24. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Slow-timing new engine - when it crashed at 09:45 hrs on Monday 16th April. No further information - are you able to assist?
1st Lt. Charles William Mayberry. Florence American Cemetery and Memorial, Florence, Italy Plot H.8.10. Son of Mr and Mrs Charles Mayberry - no further details - are you able to assist?
Researcher - Michel Beckers for Aircrew Remembered, August 2016, photographs Michel Beckers collection.