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P-51 Mustang

P-51D 'Jets Delight' - Named from the P-51's duty of protecting the F-5s from the jet menace. Flown by Lt Ellis B 'Bruce' Edwards.

Service

Units

People

  • Ellis Edwards

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • John Gauss

    Military | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

Places

  • Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Chalgrove, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX44, UK 5 April 1945

Crashed Belly Landing Chalgrove/Sta 465 Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt John A Gauss, 5-4-45.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 January 2016 10:22:13 Al_Skiff Changes to person associations
Sources

www.littlefriends.co.uk

Date Contributor Update
01 January 2016 10:19:53 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

www.littlefriends.co.uk

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