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NS514

Mosquito

Take off accident. Malcolm J Macleod (pilot) USAAF. RAF Tangmere, Sussex, 22/10/44. Written off Damaged Beyond Repair.

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...

  • 802nd Reconnaissance Group (SP)
  • 653rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Malcolm MacLeod

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 25th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 654BS, 25BG, 8AF USAAF. Lost an engine on take-off for weather mission and crashed in de Havilland DH98 Mosquito XVI NS630. KIFA 22 November 1944. ...

Places

  • Harrington

    Military site : airfield
    Harrington was built by the 826th and 852nd Engineer Battalions of the US Army in 1943. Completed in 1944, it was the furthest Eighth Air Force combat airfield from the east coast.The Eighth's Special Operations Group was based at the airfield, first...

  • Tangmere

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1917-18 as an RAF Training Depot Station (TDS), Tangmere was handed over to the US Army Air Service (USAAS) as a TDS for large Handley Page (HP) 0/400 bombers. ...

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.

Written off DBR 22 October 1944

Written off Damaged Beyond Repair.

Crashed 22 October 1944

Take off accident. Malcolm J Macleod (pilot) USAAF. RAF Tangmere, Sussex.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 June 2015 21:36:01 Al_Skiff Changes to description and events
Sources

USAAF Photo.

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2014 23:32:51 Al_Skiff Changes to person associations
Sources

USAAF Photo.

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2014 23:20:36 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

USAAF Photo.

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