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NS-311

Mosquito

On August 7, 1944, Mosquito NS311 was on H2X photography (MICKEY) mission to Salzburgen, Germany. Crashed at Wycombe Marsh just outside High Wycombe after returning from Normandy beaches. Pilot and navigator initially listed as Missing in Action (MIA) from that mission. 2 KIA. MACR 7423.

Service

Units

People

  • Carl Edgar

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 25th Bomb Group
    On August 7, 1944, pilot Walter W. Thompson was on H2X photography (MICKEY) mission to Salzburgen, Germany in Mosquito. He and navigator Edgar are listed as Missing in Action (MIA) from that mission.

  • Walter Thompson

    Military | First Lieutenant | pilot | 25th Bomb Group
    On August 7, 1944, Thompson was on H2X photography (MICKEY) mission to Salzburgen, Germany in Mosquito. He and navigator Edgar are listed as MIA, and presumed dead, from that mission.

Places

  • Watton

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1939 as a medium bomber station with a grass airfield, Watton was occupied by the RAF until handed over to the Eighth Air Force in mid-1943. Improved initially with a single steel mat runway in 1943, plus 41 loop and 12 pan hardstandings, a...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK 7 August 1944

On August 7, 1944, Mosquito NS311 was on H2X photography (MICKEY) mission to Salzburgen, Germany. Crashed at Wycombe Marsh just outside High Wycombe after returning from Normandy beaches. Pilot and navigator are listed as Missing in Action (MIA) from that mission.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 May 2015 16:01:15 Al_Skiff Changes to description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmat.asp?theAT=Mos+XVI&Submit3=Go MACR 7423.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7423 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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