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107th Reconnaissance Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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  • 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)...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Middle Wallop

Connections

People

  • John Becker

    Military | Flight Officer | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Training flight in Spitfire VB X4669 crashed probably due to a glycol leak. The 67th was a reconnaissance group.

  • Hal Conner

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    21 May 1943bailed out on training mission in Spitfire EN864 when engine cut out. RTD

  • Orman Harlan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Killed on a aerobatics training flight in Spitfire VB W3942

  • Donald Henry

    Military | Corporal | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    March 22, 1943, passenger on a training flight, the landing gear collapsed on runway at Membry. The a/c was Havoc II AH517 AX:J

  • Varner Matthews

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Killed in 'Combat Formation Tactics practice in Spitfire VB AB907. Midair collision with another Spitfire.

  • Robert Olson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Robert Olson served as a pilot with the 107th and 109th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadrons. He was Killed in Action on 24 July 1944. He is buried in Brittany American Cemetery.

  • Albert Pfleger

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Pfleger served with the 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group during the Second World War. On 24 January 1944, he was involved in a ground accident in his F-6 Mustang at Middle Wallop. ...

  • Charles Smith

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Assigned to 107TRS, 67TRG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) visual recon mission to Aachen, Germany. Last heard of chasing a lone Fw190 and closing on him. Presumed either hit by flak or bounced and shot down. 23-Dec-44 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR...

  • Jack Stinson

    Military | Corporal | Gunner | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    March 22, 1943, on a training flight, the landing gear collapsed on runway at Membry. The a/c was Havoc II AH517 AX:J. The 67th was a reconnaissance group.

  • Charles Stone

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Observation Group
    Killed in 'Combat Formation Tactics practice in Spitfire VB EN945. Midair collision with another Spitfire.

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Aircraft

  • 42-103206

    P-51 Mustang

  • BM181

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire BM181 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • BL722 'Sondra Lee IX'

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire BL722 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • AB907

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AB907 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • EN945

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire EN945 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • DE560

    Tiger Moth
    de Havilland Tiger Moth DE560, assigned to 107th Observation Sqn, 67th Observation Grp, 8AF USAAF. Stalled during practice forced landing Kinrossie 8-Nov-45.

  • AD187

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AD187 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • W3423

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire W3423 Mk Vb Const #1799, Built at Eastleigh. ...

  • AB976

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AB976 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. 6 MU 30-Aug-41 306S 6-Sep-41 303S 6-Oct-41 Air Service Training Heston 3-Dec-41 107ObSqn 67ObGrp 8AF USAAF 16-Oct-42 31st Air Transport Group

  • AB427

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AB427 PR Mk IV, Const #2525, Built at Supermarine. First Flew 25-Jan-42 8 MU 28-Jan-42 1 PRU 27-Feb-42 543S 30-Sep-42 Benson 22-Oct-42 107ObSqn 67ObGrp 8AF USAAF May-43 Struck Off Charge 5-Dec-43

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 November 2017 12:30:56 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations, aircraft associations and media associations
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Merged with duplicate.

Date Contributor Update
25 February 2015 17:18:34 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Added type.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 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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