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W8586

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Miles Master W8586, assigned to 309th FS 31st FG 8AF USAAF.

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. ...

  • 31st Fighter Group

    31st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 31st Fighter Group only flew missions from England between June and September 1942 but during this period they supported the Dieppe raid, the assault on occupied Europe, predominantly by the Canadian army. The attack was forced into early retreat...

  • 309th Fighter Squadron

People

Places

  • High Ercall

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1939-41 for the RAF, as a combined fighter station and Maintenance Unit base, High Ercall had three tarmac runways, 23 hardstandings, two T2 hangars and 24 other hangars of various types. Occupied by the RAF from October 1940, it was...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed High Ercall, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF6, UK 16 June 1942

Taxiing accident RAF High Ercall, Cat 3 damage pilot Lt William D Wren, 16-Jun-42.

309FS 31FG 8AF

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 February 2016 21:33:56 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbaat.asp?theAT=Master
http://raf-112-squadron.org/31stfghonor_roll43_44.html

Date Contributor Update
03 February 2016 21:31:55 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbaat.asp?theAT=Master
http://raf-112-squadron.org/31stfghonor_roll43_44.html

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