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Captain Robert R Nelson, Pilot Lockheed F-5 Lightning 42-12981 of the 14th PRS, 7th PRG, 8th AF.

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  • Robert Nelson

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Pilot Lockheed F-5 Lightning 42-12981 of the 14th PRS, 7th PRG, 8th AF. Departed Mount farm with Capt Cassaday on a photo-recce operation of marshalling yards at Hasselt, Belgium. Nelson was shot down by the Flak placed on the Philipsworks (Buildings...

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  • 42-12981

    F-5 Lightning
    Lockheed F-5 Lightning 42-12981 of the 14th PRS, 7th PRG, 8th AF. Departed Mount farm with pilot Capt Robert R Nelson and Capt Cassaday on a photo-recce operation of marshalling yards at Hasselt, Belgium. Nelson was shot down by the Flak placed on the...

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  • 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...

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Date Contributor Update
25 June 2015 14:50:11 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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