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VIII Air Support Command 29 PHOTO RECCE

19 August 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

2 A-20s from 67th Reconnaissance Group are despatched to perform photographic reconnaissance over the Lannion/Brest penninsula of France. There are nol losses or claims. The A-20s are escorted by Spitfires from RAF 610 Squadron.

Mission details

1. LANNION / BREST

Description

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

A-20 Havoc

Notes

67th Reconnaissance Group (A-20) Escorted by RAF Spitfires from 610 Squadron

Units

  • 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group

    67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group

    Group
    The four Squadrons of the 67th Recon Group (12th Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron; 107th Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron; 109th Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron and 153rd Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron)...

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 2
Number of aircraft Effective 2

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2015 18:39:15 Lee8thbuff Changes to name and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 24-May-2015. Added Mission Narrative 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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