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F-5C-1-LO #42-67114 "Maxine"
7th PRG - 22nd PRS - 8th AF
Buzzing Attlebridge Airfield while on temporary detachment there in February 1944.

Connections

Units

  • 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    Group
    Based for the majority of their service at Mount Farm, Oxfordshire, the 7th Photographic Group (Reconnaissance) took over three million intelligence photos during the course of 4,251 sorties over occupied Europe. The Group was awarded a Distinguished...

People

  • Malcolm Hughes

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    On mission to France on 18-Aug-43 while flying F-5A 42-13099 on a photo recce mission to France, the aircraft sustained a mechancial failure of a trim tab control rod and F/O Hughes baled out of the aircraft near Kent, UK and was not injured, the...

Aircraft

Locations

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

  • 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
15 December 2014 17:31:21 466thHistorian Changes to collection
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Date Contributor Update
15 December 2014 17:31:02 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
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