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VIII Air Support Command METEOROLOGICAL SORTIE

22 September 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

1 F-5 is despatched from 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group to conduct a meterological sortie along the length of the English Channel. There are no losses or claims.

Mission details

1. ENGLISH CHANNEL

Description

WEATHER RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

F-5 Lightning

Notes

Weather mission.

Units

  • 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    Group
    Based for the majority of their service at Mount Farm, Oxfordshire, the 7th Photographic Group (Reconnaissance) took over three million intelligence photos during the course of 4,251 sorties over occupied Europe. The Group was awarded a Distinguished...

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 June 2015 19:52:42 Lee8thbuff Changes to name and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 27-Jun-2015. Added Mission Narrative based on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary", Roger A. Freeman,

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:09 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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