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|Pilot F/O Earl R. Goodyear, T-66354 (Killed, BR)
Crashed March 24, 1945
The formation included the first element no. 1 flight leader F/O Southoott, no. 2 (this aircraft) P-40N 43-124362 piloted by F/O Goodyear and second element no. 3 element leader F/O Bajkowski and no. 4 element P-40N Warhawk 44-7305 piloted by 2nd Lt. Rom. Flying up the Swannee River, the formation made turns, including a sharp left turn to the left. This aircraft was flying in the no. 2 position on the flight leader's right wing in the four plane formation.
While flying in formation, P-40N Warhawk 44-7405 piloted by Lt. Rom collided with this aircraft. Damaged, Goodyear did not bail out and died in the colision or crash. Both P-40s crashed into a swamp killing the pilot. No fire was observed after the crash.
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