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Mosquito

Crashed on Take off - cleared Watton base perimeter - Morton M Hunt [Pilot], 27/12/44.

Service

Units

People

  • Morton Hunt

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 25th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 653rd Bomb Squadron, 25th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Transferred to 654th Bomb Squadron, 25th Bomb Group, 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 Contract 555/C.23(a), between 24-3-1944 and 31-12-1944.

Crashed Watton, Thetford, Norfolk IP25, UK 27 December 1944

Crashed on Take off - cleared Watton base perimeter - Morton M Hunt [Pilot].

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 June 2015 21:45:28 Al_Skiff Changes to description
Sources

Production list / mossiee.org / http://www.aviationarchaeology.com

Date Contributor Update
19 January 2015 12:46:09 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

Production list / mossiee.org / http://www.aviationarchaeology.com

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2014 18:36:13 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, unit associations and place associations
Sources

USAAF Photo.

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