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P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 2nd Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 2nd Scouting Force


  • William Bancroft

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 2nd Scouting Force, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 4MRRU. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.


  • Steeple Morden

    Military site : airfield
    Originally used from 1940 as a small, grass airfield, satellite for nearby RAF Bassingbourn, Steeple Morden was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in August 1942 as a potential bomber base. It was used briefly by the 3rd Photographic Group during the...


Event Location Date
Crashed Selfridge Angb Airport, Harrison Charter Township, MI 48045, USA 25 October 1952

Landing Accident Ground Loop Selfridge AFB, MI. Cat 4 damage, pilot Lt Leo R Beers, 25-Oct-52.

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Date Contributor Update
11 May 2016 18:34:12 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations