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Supermarine Spitfire PL767 PR Mk XI, assigned to 14PRS 7PRG 8AF USAAF airborne form Mount farm.

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  • Cecil Haugen

    Military | Major | Pilot
    Crash landed in poor weather after losing one engine during an operational mission on 6 Mar 1944 in F-5C #42-67113. RTD. Crashed in Spitfire PL767 due to poor weather at Manor Farm, Combe, pilot Major Cecil T Haugen, KIA. 28-6-44.

Aircraft

  • PL767

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire PL767 PR Mk XI, Built at Aldermaston. Delivered to Benson 23-3-44, assigned to 14PRS 7PRG 8AF USAAF 20-4-44 Crashed Manor Farm, Combe Cat 5 damage, pilot Major Cecil T Haugen, KIA. 28-6-44. SOC.

Locations

  • 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
27 September 2015 18:10:05 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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