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Supermarine Spitfire Mk XI PA842 14th PRS,7th PRG, 8th AF shares the pan with C-64A Noorduyn Norseman 43-5368 at Mount Farm.

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Units

  • 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. ...

  • 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    Group
    Based for the majority of their service at Mount Farm, Oxfordshire, the 7th Photographic Group (Reconnaissance) took over three million intelligence photos during the course of 4,251 sorties over occupied Europe. The Group was awarded a Distinguished...

Aircraft

  • PA842 'Hot Toddy'

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire PA842 PR Mk XIT , C/N4989, Built at Chattis Hill. ...

  • 43-5368

    UC-64/64A Norseman
    Delivered to the USAAF as aircraft No. 43-5368 on February 26, 1944 and flown to Fort Dix, New Jersey on March 1. Sent to Newark, New Jersey on March 31 for shipment to the 8th Air Force in Europe. Reported involved in an accident at Booker Field, UK....

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2015 13:29:03 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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