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VIII Air Support Command PHOTO RECCE

17 July 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

6 F-5s from 13th Photographic Squadron are despatched on photographic reconnaissance sorties over France and Holland. 1 F-5 MIA near Scheldt, Holland. Pilot KIA.

Mission details

1.

Description

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

F-5 Lightning

Notes

Not yet known

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 6
Number of aircraft Missing In Action 1
Number of people Killed In Action 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 May 2015 22:21:18 Lee8thbuff Changes to name and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 7-May-2015 .Edited title and added Mission 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'.

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