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Cecil T Haugen

Military

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.

Service

Units served with

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.

  • 42-67113

    F-5 Lightning
    Lockheed F-5C 42-67113 14th PRS, 7th PRG, 8th AF. Crash landed in poor weather after losing one engine during an operational mission on 6 Mar 1944, Cat 4 damage.

Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Mt Farm Cottage, Dorchester, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 7PG, UK 6 March 1944

Crash landed in poor weather after losing one engine during an operational mission on 6 Mar 1944 in F-5C #42-67113.

Died Combe, Hungerford, West Berkshire RG17, UK 28 June 1944

Crashed in Spitfire PL767 due to poor weather at Manor Farm, Combe, pilot Major Cecil T Haugen, KIA. 28-6-44.

Lived in Denver County, CO, USA

Denver County, Colorado, USA.

Buried

Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2015 18:02:19 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations
Sources

AAM DB entry.
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=PL767
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=42-67113

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2015 17:51:07 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

AAM DB entry.
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=PL767
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=42-67113

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

7th Photo Recon Group Master Directory, 6 June 1996, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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