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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.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 50th Fighter Squadron

People

  • George Hand

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

Places

  • Cheddington

    Military site : airfield
    The main runway at Cheddington fell short of the required 2,000 yards for a class A airfield and it was originally used as a satellite for groups at Bovingdon nearby. Between October 1942 and the end of war in Europe it was used as a Combat Crew...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK 24 November 1943

Built at Hatfield, contract number 555/C.23(a), Between 24-11-1943 and 4-5-1944.

Crashed Cheddington, Buckinghamshire, UK 22 March 1944

Minor damage, crashed, take off accident, RAF stn Cheddington / USAAF Station 113, 22nd March 1944, George C. Hand (pilot) USAAF.

Struck Off Charge 25 July 1946

USAAF Struck Off Charge 25th July 1946.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 June 2015 17:56:47 Al_Skiff Changes to description
Sources

Production list / mossie.org / http://aviation-safety.net

Date Contributor Update
27 December 2014 17:25:31 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Production list / mossie.org / http://aviation-safety.net

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