Miles Master W8959, assigned to 71st Fighter Squadron, 1st Fighter Group, 8th AF USAAF.
The 1st Fighter Group were initially deployed to Britain in the summer of 1942 as part of Operation Bolero. After shuttling through a number of different bases in the UK, the Group was reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force in September 1942 and supported...
Military site : airfield
Built during 1940-41 as a fighter base satellite for RAF Middle Wallop, Ibsley opened in 1941 when incomplete. It eventually had three concrete runways, 18 hardstandings plus 18 double pen dispersals, and two Bellman plus 12 blister hangars, after...
|Crashed||Ibsley, Ringwood, Hampshire BH24, UK||8 November 1942|
Landing accident RAF Ibsley Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Warren Roger Salz died non battle DNB, 8-Nov-42.
71FS 1FG 8AF
|04 February 2016 13:15:46||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations|