NS619 Post USAAF in RAF markings at RAF Watton dispersal.
The 25th Bombardment Group (Reconnaissance) was constituted in the days after D-Day and activated in England in August 1944 to carry out photographic and mapping missions over mainland Europe as the Allied armies pushed east. The Group were designated...
Military | Pilot
Todd C. Crew
Landing accident - RAF Watton, 22/3/45 - Substantial damage - Kenneth McGriffin (pilot). Struck Off Charge 03/05/45.
Military site : airfield
Built in 1939 as a medium bomber station with a grass airfield, Watton was occupied by the RAF until handed over to the Eighth Air Force in mid-1943. Improved initially with a single steel mat runway in 1943, plus 41 loop and 12 pan hardstandings, a...