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 T1101, assigned to 17th Service Squadron, 8AF USAAF.
Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
Military site : airfield
Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...
|Crashed||Feltwell, Norfolk, UK||16 August 1944|
Landing accident RAF Feltwell Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Cyril B Doleac, 16-Aug-44.
17th Service Squadron, 8AF
|Manufactured||Christchurch, Dorset, UK|
Built at Airspeed.
Delivered to RAF MU.
|Assigned||Bodney, Thetford, Norfolk IP26, UK|
Assigned to 17th Service Squadron, 8AF USAAF.
|09 February 2016 14:27:07||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations|