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42-67114

F-5 Lightning

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People

  • Waldo Bruns

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/Squadron Operations Officer | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Malcolm Hughes

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    On mission to France on 18-Aug-43 while flying F-5A 42-13099 on a photo recce mission to France, the aircraft sustained a mechancial failure of a trim tab control rod and F/O Hughes baled out of the aircraft near Kent, UK and was not injured, the...

Places

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

  • Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...

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Date Contributor Update
15 December 2014 22:35:32 466thHistorian Changes to person associations and media associations
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466th BG Archivist

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2014 22:18:17 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations
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466th BG Archivist

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2014 17:34:05 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2014 17:33:17 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations and place associations
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