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VIII Air Support Command PHOTO RECCE

11 June 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

7PRG/13PRS despatches 2 F-5s on photographic reconnaissance sorties over NW France and along west Germany border. 1 F-5 is down in the North Sea, cause not determined, pilot rescued and taken POW.

Mission details

1. NORTH WEST FRANCE / WEST GERMANY

Description

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

F-5 Lightning

Notes

Photo recce mission over NW France and W Germany.

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 2
Number of aircraft Missing In Action 1
Number of people Prisoners of War 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 January 2015 17:48:09 Lee8thbuff Changes to name and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 5-Jan-2015. Description based on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary" Roger A. Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:15 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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