As the 361st Fighter Group returned from the Merseburg mission of 2 November 1944, Lt. Alfred B. Maclay of the 374th had to make an emergency landing at Matching airfield, Essex, formerly occupied by Marauders of the 391st Bomb Group, but his battle-scarred P-51D 44-13877, B7:F undershot the runway and flipped over. Even so, Maclay was able to extricate himself from the wreck in spite of his injuries.(Pearce)