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Donald C Aageson

Military

Donald C Aageson served as a pilot with the 303rd Bomb Group.

Twenty-nine credited combat missions of 1Lt Donald C. Aageson:

As Combat Crew Pilot: Seventeen missions - 277 (20 Nov 44), 278, 279, 281, 282, 283, 285, 286, 287, 288, 291, 295, 298A, 298B, 300 (AS), 302, 303 (17 January 1945)

As Lead Crew CoPilot or Pilot: Twelve missions - 309 (29 Jan 1945), 310, 311, 317, 321, 326, 330, 334, 343, 351, 363, 364 (25 April 1945)

(AS) - Credited Abortive Sortie - no bombs dropped. For mission dates and targets see the missions list. http://www.303rdbg.com/427aageson.html

Service

Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 427th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

Events

Event Location Date

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roster, 303rd BG website

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