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VIII Air Support Command PHOTO RECCE

16 May 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

7PRG/13PRS despatches 5 F-5s on photographic reconnaissance sorties around the Paris, France area. 1 F-5 is MIA.

Mission details

1. Paris, France

Description

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

F-5 Lightning

Notes

Photo recce mission from NW coast to Paris, France area.

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 5
Number of aircraft Missing In Action 1
Number of people Prisoners of War 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 January 2015 21:35:17 Lee8thbuff Changes to event
Sources

Lee Cunningham 3-Jan-2015. Edited notes in mission event, see previous source.

Date Contributor Update
03 January 2015 21:33:26 Lee8thbuff Changes to event
Sources

Lee Cunningham 3-Jan-2015. Photo sorties were in the Paris area per "The Mighty Eighth War Diary" Roger A. Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
03 January 2015 21:30:42 Lee8thbuff Changes to name and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 3-Jan-2015. Description based 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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