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50th Fighter Squadron

Squadron

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Watton

Connections

People

  • Alfred Arnold

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 25th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed into mountain during search mission, Iceland

  • Albert Dawson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 25th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) collision with fuel trailer on take-off, Bradley Field, CT Plane was P-38F 42-12588

  • George Doherty

    Military | Major | Pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Crashed on takeoff in Mosquito #LR516 on 27 Feb 1944. RTD

  • Frederick Eichman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 25th Bomb Group
    crashed during a search mission in Iceland in P038 42-42575

  • Oliver Emmel

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Crashed on takeoff in Mosquito #LR516 on 27 Feb 1944. RTD. Over controlled on landing and ran off runway on 3 Mar 1944 in Mosquito XVI #MM337. RTD.

  • Herbert Goodrich

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 25th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) disappeared during flight from Goose Bay, Canada to BW1 , Greenland in P-38 42-12589

  • Herbert Goodrich

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 14th Fighter Group
    P-38-5-LO 42-12589 disappeared between Goose Bay and BW1

  • George Hand

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 8th Reconnaissance Group
    Crashed during take off from Cheddington on 22 Mar 1944 in Mosquito MM344. RTD.

  • Edward Maslow

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 359th Fighter Group
    Over controlled on landing and ran off runway on 3 Mar 1944 in MOSQUITO XVI #MM337. RTD. Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Juvincourt on 11 May 44 in P=51 #43103343

  • Harry Stengle

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) bailing out from burning P-38 in Iceland

Aircraft

  • LR516

    Mosquito
    Take off accident. 27/02/44. RAF stn Nuthampstead / USAAF Sta 131, Hertfordshire, England. Major George C Doherty (pilot) USAAF. 27/2/44. Written Off Damaged Beyond Repair.

  • MM337

    Mosquito
    Minor damage, landing accident RAF Nuthampstead / Sta 131, 3rd March 1944. Edward Maslow (pilot) USAAF. Struck Off Charge 31/7/46.

  • MM344

    Mosquito
    Minor damage, crashed, take off accident, RAF stn Cheddington / USAAF Station 113, 22nd March 1944, George C. Hand (pilot) USAAF. Struck Off Charge 25th July 1946.

  • MM385

    Mosquito
    Minor damage, take off accident, RAF Cheddington / USAAF Station 113, 24th March 1944, Thomas E Hughes (pilot) USAAF. Struck Off Charge 23rd July 1947.

  • 42-1570

    P-38 Lightning

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 February 2018 17:07:14 jeffhudson9 Changes to media associations
Sources

Personal Collection

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:25:08 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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