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VIII Air Support Command PHOTO RECCE

3 April 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

13th Photographic Reconnaisance Squadron despatches 3 F-5's to conduct photo recce along the French coast.

Mission details

1. FRENCH COAST

Description

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

F-5 Lightning

Notes

3 photo recce sorties are flown along the French coast.

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 3

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2014 18:37:44 Lee8thbuff Changes to name
Sources

Lee Cunningham 28-Dec-2014. Added "photo recce" to title.

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2014 18:36:38 Lee8thbuff Changes to description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 28-Dec-2014. Description based on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary" Roger A. Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:14 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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