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NS739

Mosquito

Struck Off Charge, 30/9/47.

Service

Units

  • 25th Bomb Group

    25th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 25th Bombardment Group (Reconnaissance) was constituted in the days after D-Day and activated in England in August 1944 to carry out photographic and mapping missions over mainland Europe as the Allied armies pushed east. The Group were designated...

  • 653rd Bomb Squadron
  • 8th Air Force

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
Manufactured Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK 24 March 1944

Hatfield Built, contract number 555/C.23(a), between 24-3-1944 and 31-12-1944.

Struck Off Charge SOC 30 September 1947

Struck Off Charge.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 June 2015 17:18:54 Al_Skiff Changes to description and events
Sources

USAAF Photo.

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2014 15:30:47 Al_Skiff Changes to markings
Sources

USAAF Photo.

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2014 15:28:32 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations and place associations
Sources

USAAF Photo.

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