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P-61 Black Widow



  • Charmy Down

    Military site : airfield
    Charmy Down was built for the RAF in 1940, and used by the Ninth Air Force from 1943 - initially as a maintenance and servicing airfield, then as a base for operating A-20 Havoc night fighters of the 422nd, 423rd and 425th Night Fighter Squadrons 1944...


Event Location Date
Delivered Sacramento, CA, USA 24 July 1944

Sacramento Air Depot

Deployed by Ship to England Newark, NJ, USA 13 October 1944
Assigned RAF Charmy Down, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1, UK 10 November 1944

425th NFS


Date Contributor Update
04 June 2015 21:03:11 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations

466th BG Historian
"Northop's Night Hunter - P-61 Black Widow" by Jeff Kolln