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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.

Service

People

  • James Wood

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 14

Places

  • Aldermaston

    Military site : airfield
    Aldermaston was built for RAF use in 1941-1942, and handed over to the Eighth Air Force in 1942. It was home to several Troop Carrier Groups, and became an airfield of the Ninth Air Force in 1943. Handed back to the RAF in 1945, it was placed on Care...

  • Warton

    Military site : airfield
    Built as a satellite airfield for Squires Gate, it was earmarked for US use even before America entered the Second World War. Its location made it ideal for use as a depot station, where incoming US aircraft could be processed and moved on to active...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Aldermaston, Reading, West Berkshire RG7, UK 1 December 1942

Landing accident Ground Loop RAF Aldermaston, Berkshire Cat 4 damage, pilot Lt Robert A Patterson, 1-Dec-42.

107OS 67OG.

Crashed Warton, Morpeth, Northumberland NE65, UK 3 November 1943

Taxiing accident Warton/Sta 582 Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt James M Wood, 3-Nov-43.

8AF

Crashed Kinrossie, Perth, Perth and Kinross PH2, UK 8 November 1945

Stalled during practice forced landing Kinrossie 8-Nov-45.

Manufactured Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK

Built at de Havilland.

Delivered England, UK

Delivered to RAF MU.

Assigned Warton, Morpeth, Northumberland NE65, UK

Assigned to 8th AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2016 11:42:03 Al_Skiff Changes to description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=DE560
http://www.8thafhs.com/old/get_one_mission.php?mission_id=471
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbaat.asp?theAT=Tiger&Submit3=Go&...

Date Contributor Update
31 January 2016 20:01:02 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=DE560
http://www.8thafhs.com/old/get_one_mission.php?mission_id=471

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