Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...
Airspeed Oxford W6652, assigned to 312th Ferrying Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group, 8AF USAAF.
Military site : airfield
Built during 1941-42 as a training and factory airfield satellite to RAF Long Kesh, Maghaberry had three concrete runways, 17 pan and 14 loop type hardstandings, and two T2 hangars. Occupied by RAF Army Co-operation squadrons and Operational Training...
|Crashed||Maghaberry, Craigavon, Lisburn BT67, UK||19 February 1944|
Taxiing accident Maghaberry/Sta 239 Cat 4 damage, pilot Lt Carl E Johnson, 19-Feb-44.
312FRS 27ATG 8AF.
|Manufactured||Christchurch, Dorset, UK|
Built at Airspeed.
Delivered to RAF MU.
|Assigned||Maghaberry, Craigavon, Lisburn BT67, UK|
Assigned to 312th Ferrying Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group, 8AF USAAF.
|05 February 2016 20:05:51||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations|