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VIII Air Support Command PHOTO RECCE

13 April 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

7PRG/13th PRS despacthes 4 F-5s on photo reconnaissance sorties over NW French coast.

Mission details

1. FRENCH COAST

Description

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

F-5 Lightning

Notes

Photo recce mission over NW French coast. 4 F-5s despatched, one Missing in Action (MIA).

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 4
Number of aircraft Missing In Action 1
Number of people Killed In Action 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2014 18:21:24 Lee8thbuff Changes to name and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 30-Dec-2014. Descriptionbased on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary" Roger A. Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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