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Coltishall

Military site : airfield

Allocated to the USAAF but not used.

Service

Units

  • 350th Fighter Group

    350th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 350th Fighter Group was always intended to join the Twelfth Air Force in the North African campaign as a tactical fighter organisation, using P-39 Airacobras in ground attacks. The pilots flew practice missions from the UK before flying their...

  • No. 133 'Eagle' Squadron

    No. 133 'Eagle' Squadron

    Squadron
    'On 1 August 1941, No. 133 reformed at Coltishall as the third 'Eagle' Squadron manned by American personnel. Equipped with Hurricanes it became operational at the end of September. The next month the Squadron moved to Northern Ireland, returning to...

  • 346th Fighter Squadron

    346th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Known Base and Mission locations: • Viareggio, Italy • Tarqinia Italy • Piacenza Italy • Borzonasca, Italy • Rosignano, Italy • Brenner Pass, Austria • Sardinia, Italy

Aircraft

  • 42-29733 Louisiana Purchase

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 11/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Gulfport 18/3/43; Brookley 28/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-P] Bassingbourn 17/4/43 HEAVY DATE; Earls Colne 12/5/43; involved in slight mid-air collision with 42-29711 and...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Barry Anderson, Army Air Forces Stations (Alabama, 1985)

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