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F-5 Lightning

Service

Units

People

  • Lawrence Aubrey

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Waldo Bruns

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/Squadron Operations Officer | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Daniel Burrows

    Military | Colonel | Pilot; Squadron Commander | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    33 photo recon missions over occupied Europe (F-5, P-38 & Spitfore MK XI). Participated in mapping Normandy invasion sites and V1 launce areas. June 1943 - February 1945. ...

  • Irl Cosby

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

  • Edward Durst

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    While on his first mission over enemy occupied territory, Durst, while in formation with three other a/c on a mapping mission over France, in the St. Malo area, when into a steep dive and was never seen to come out of it. Anoxia was the cause

  • Bert Sears

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/Squadron Intel Officers | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    Killed near Mt. Farm in jeep accident.

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
Failed to Return (FTR) St-Malo, France 24 July 1944

Oxygen system appears to have failed and the pilot succumbed to anoxia.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2014 05:00:48 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

Eyes of the Eighth - Patricia Fussell Keen

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2014 05:00:19 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft type, production block number, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Eyes of the Eighth - Patricia Fussell Keen

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8139 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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