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42-67566

F-5 Lightning

Crashed - Belly Landing due to Friendly Fire. 1st Jan 1945. Le Culot-East (Y-10), Belgium. Pilot Nimrod McNair. Damage recorded as 'Washout'. 1 Dec 1944 Condemned to salvage.

Service

Units

People

  • Lawrence Aubrey

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Clark Hawes

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    On 21 Jan 1944, F-5B (P-38) 42-67362 lost an engine and made a wheels up landing at RAF Bradwell Bay on return from photo recon mission over enemy territory. RTD.

  • Nimrod McNair

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    Pilot F-5 Lightning 42-67566 - Crashed - Belly Landing due to Friendly Fire. 1st Jan 1945. Le Culot-East (Y-10), Belgium. Damage recorded as 'Washout'. 1 Dec 1944. Pilot OK. ...

  • Glenn Miller

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Edward Parsons

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    Also served in Korea. Served 23 years active duty. Retired 31 October 1964. AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Adolph Pesicka

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Crew Chief | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Walter Weitner

    Military | Major | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    1st man to fly alone and unarmed over Berlin. won the Silver Star for this Silver Star

Places

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Condemned to salvage 1 January 1944

1 Dec 1944 Condemned to salvage.

Crashed Goetsenhoven Military Airfield, 3300 Tienen, Belgium 1 January 1945

Crashed - Belly Landing due to Friendly Fire. 1st Jan 1945. Le Culot-East (Y-10), Belgium. Pilot Nimrod McNair. Damage recorded as 'Washout'.

Manufactured Burbank, CA, USA

Built at Lockheed Vega factory.

Delivered

To USAAF.

Assigned RAF Mount Farm, Dorchester, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 7PG, UK

22nd PRS, 7th PRG, 8th AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 June 2015 12:31:58 Al_Skiff Changes to description and events
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=42-67566&Submit4=Go Accident record Details.

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2014 16:30:14 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

Eyes of The Eighth - Patricia Fussell Keen

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