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153rd Observation Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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  • 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)...

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Connections

People

  • Alexander Beyer

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Detached to 107th SQ RAF on July 30, 1943 when lost on mission to Holland in ac Boston BZ293.

  • John Cheatham

    Military | First Lieutenant | Observer | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    15 May 1943 on a practice bombing mission in ac A-20B-DL 41-3400, ac caught on fire approaching landing at Keevil. Crew returned to service.

  • Pervy Clearman

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    29 July 1943 problems with landing gear on navigational training mission in A20B 43-3370

  • Charlie Cook

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    15 May 1943 on a practice bombing mission in aircraft A-20B-DL 41-3400, aircraft caught on fire approaching landing at Keevil. Crew returned to service. 67th RG/ 153rd OS. ...

  • Lenwood Estes

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    27 May 1943 on a low altitude training flight in a/c L-4B-P1 43-603, crashed in field near Freshford, Somerset.

  • Vercy Fowler

    Military | Second Lieutenant | observer | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    29 July 1943 problems with landing gear on navigational training mission in A20B 43-3370

  • Laverne Huston

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    15 May 1943 on a practice bombing mission in ac A-20B-DL 41-3400, ac caught on fire approaching landing at Keevil. Crew returned to service. 21 June 1943landed on grass after landing problem.

  • Louis Jacob

    Military | First Lieutenant | Observer | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Detached to 107th SQ RAF on July 30, 1943 when lost on mission to Holland in ac Boston BZ293.

  • Paul Kimball

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Killed August 20, 1943 when A-20#41-3389 crashed in Somerset. Earlier 29 July 1943 problems with landing gear on navigational training mission in A20B 43-3370. 67th was a recon group later assigned to 9th AF

  • William McGuire

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Detached to 107th SQ RAF on July 30, 1943 when lost on mission to Holland in ac Boston BZ293. WOM Cambridge

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Aircraft

  • EN945

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire EN945 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • DE932

    Tiger Moth
    de Havilland Tiger Moth DE932 assigned to 311th Ferry Squadron, 8th AF USAAF. Written off in a forced landing at Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, due to fuel exhaustion, pilot Lt Frank A Forsyth, 24-Oct-43.

  • AB862

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AB862 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • W3364

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire W3364 Mk Va Const #1682, Built at Chattis Hill. ...

  • W3931

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire W3931 Mk Vb Const #2021, Built High Post. ...

  • BM637

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire BM637 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • BL641

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire BL641 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • AR283

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AR283 Mk Vb, Built at Westland. ...

  • AD247

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AD247 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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