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VIII Air Support Command 60 PHOTO RECCE

17 September 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

One A-20 is despatched from 67th Reconnaissance Group to fly a photo recce sortie over the Brest Peninsula, France. No losses or claims.

Mission details

1. BREST PENINSULAR

Description

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

A-20 Havoc

Notes

A-20s despatched on photo recce mission over the Brest Peninsula.

Units

  • 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group

    67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group

    Group
    The four Squadrons of the 67th Recon Group (12th Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron; 107th Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron; 109th Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron and 153rd Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron)...

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 1
Number of aircraft Effective 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 June 2015 18:24:58 Lee8thbuff Changes to name and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 26-Jun-2015. 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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