Skip to main content
Edit entry 

VIII Air Support Command PHOTO RECCE

26 June 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

7PRG/13PRS and 22PRS despatch 9 F-5s on photographic reconnaissnace sorties of France in the Pas-de Calaise area. 1 F-5 is MIA.

Mission details

1. CALAIS

Description

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

F-5 Lightning

Notes

Photo recce mission over NW France.

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 9

Service

People

  • Blair Belongia

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Assigned to 327BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2015 21:12:18 Lee8thbuff Changes to description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 5-Jan-2015. Description based on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary" Roger A. Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2015 21:09:42 Lee8thbuff Changes to name and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 5-Jan-2015. Description based on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary" Roger A. Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

Share