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25th Bombardment Group (Recon)

Aircraft:B-17; B-24; B-26; Mosquito XVI
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Wing:1st Combat Bombardment Wing
Division:1st Bombardment Division
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Details:Used various aircraft, including B-17's, B-24's, B-25's, B-26's, P-38's, and L-5's. Operations included reconnaissance over the waters adjacent to the British Isles and occasionally to the Azores to obtain meteorological data; flights over the Continent for weather information needed in planning operations; night photographic missions to detect enemy activity; and daylight photographic and mapping missions over the Continent.

Occasionally engaged in scout missions to target areas for last-minute weather information that was furnished to approaching bomber formations, on-the-scene visual evaluation of bombardment strikes, and electronic-countermeasure missions in which chaff was spread to confuse enemy defenses during Allied attacks. Moved to the US, Jul-Aug 1945. Inactivated on 8 Sep 1945.

    Commanders:
  • Lt Col Joseph A Stenglein, 9 Aug 1944
  • Col Leon W Gray, 23 Sep 1944
  • Lt Col John R Hoover, 14 Apr 1945
  • Maj Ernest H Patterson, 19 Jun 1945

Air Force Combat Units of World War II, Maurer, Maurer: USAF, 1986

Accident Reports:Number of Non-Combat-Related Accident reports for this group: 65

Missions

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#DATENAMETARGETSA/C LOST
1January 29, 19448AF BC 198Frankfurt Industrial area
2March 09, 19448AF 253Berlin industrial areas
3April 11, 19448AF 298Aviation targets in Germany
4August 09, 19448AF 536Night Leaflet Operation Aug 9/10 1944
5August 09, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, scouting, weather, ASR
6August 10, 19448AF 540Night Leaflet Operation Aug 10/11 1944
7August 10, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, weather, scouting, ASR
8August 11, 19448AF 544Night operations
9August 11, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, weather, scouting, ASR
10August 12, 19448AF 546Night Leaflet Operation Aug 12/13 1944
11August 12, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, weather, scouting, ASR1
12August 13, 19448AF 551Night operation; photo
13August 13, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, weather, scouting, ASR1
14August 14, 19448AF 553Night ops
15August 14, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, weather, scouting, ASR
16August 15, 1944Other operationsPhoto recon; scouting; weather; patrol; radio relays
17August 15, 1944VIII PR Photo recon
18August 16, 19448AF 557Night leaflet operation; RCM; H2X Photo recon
19August 16, 19448AF 557Night leaflet operation; RCM; H2X Photo recon
20August 16, 1944Other operationsPhoto recon; scouting; weather recon; ASR
21August 17, 19448AF 560Night Leaflet Operation Aug 17/18 1944
22August 17, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; scouting; weather recon; ASR; radio-relays
23August 18, 1944Night Leaflet OperationNight leaflet operation; August 18/19, 1944
24August 18, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; scouting; weather recon; ASR; radio-relays
25August 19, 1944Night OperationsH2X mission1
26August 19, 1944Other OperationsPhoto, weather recon
27August 20, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon1
28August 21, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon1
29August 22, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon
30August 23, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon
31August 24, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; scouting; weather recon; ASR; radio-relays
32August 25, 1944Night OperationsRadar test; H2X
33August 25, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; scouting; weather recon; ASR; radio-relays
34August 26, 19448AF 581 RCMRadio counter measure op
35August 27, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Scouting; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays
36August 28, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays
37August 29, 1944Other OperationsWeather; ASR; Radio relay
38August 30, 1944Other OperationsScouting; weather; ASR; radio-relay
39August 31, 1944Other OperationsWeather; photo
40September 01, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; RCM; Scope photo
41September 01, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays
42September 02, 1944Other OperationsWeather; ASR; radio relay
43September 04, 1944Other OperationsWeather; supply
44September 05, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Radio Counter-Measures
45September 05, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
46September 06, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
47September 07, 1944Weather opsWeather operations
48September 08, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
49September 08, 1944Other OperationsRCM; H2X photo recon
50September 09, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays
51September 10, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays
52September 11, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays
53September 12, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
54September 13, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays
55September 15, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays
56September 16, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays
57September 17, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
58September 18, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; Radio Relays; Supply
59September 19, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; Radio Relays; Supply1
60September 20, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Radio Relays; Supply
61September 21, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Scouting; Weather; Radio Relays; Supply
62September 22, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Scouting; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
63September 23, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
64September 24, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, Supply
65September 25, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Scout, Supply1
66September 26, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Radio counter measure op
67September 26, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Supply
68September 27, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Radio counter measure op
69September 27, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Supply
70September 28, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Supply
71September 29, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, Supply
72September 30, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Supply
73October 01, 19448AF 657Night Leaflet Operation, Oct 1/2, 1944
74October 01, 19448AF 656; Other opsDaylight leaflet op; Weather recon
75October 02, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon
76October 02, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay; Daylight leaflet op
77October 03, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon
78October 03, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
79October 04, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon; RCM
80October 04, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather
81October 05, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon; RCM
82October 05, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay; Special op
83October 06, 19448AF 668Night Leaflet Operation Oct 6/7 1944
84October 06, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
85October 07, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
86October 08, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, LORAN
87October 09, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
88October 10, 1944Other OperationsWeather; ASR; Radio counter measures op
89October 11, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay; strafe
90October 12, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
91October 13, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather
92October 14, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
93October 15, 19448AF 678Industrial, oil and rail targets in Cologne, Germany area
94October 15, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon
95October 16, 1944Other OperationsWeather; ASR
96October 17, 19448AF 681Targets in Cologne area
97October 18, 19448AF 682Attacks on Kassel, Cologne, Leverkusen
98October 19, 19448AF 683Industrial targets in Mannheim and Mainz
99October 20, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon
100October 21, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather
101October 22, 19448AF 685Targets in western Germany
102October 23, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon
103October 24, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Radio countermeasures op1
104October 24, 1944Fighter-bomber opHannover / Kassell area
105October 25, 19448AF 688Oil and industry in western Germany
106October 25, 19448AF 688Oil and industry in western Germany
107October 26, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Radio countermeasures op
108October 26, 19448AF 689Industry and comm targets in western Germany
109October 27, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon
110October 27, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather
111October 28, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon
112October 28, 19448AF 691Rail targets in Hamm and Munster
113October 29, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather
114October 29, 1944Other OperationsH2X scope op
115October 30, 1944Other OperationsH2X scope op; Radio countermeasures
116October 31, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon
117November 01, 1944Other OperationsH2X scope op; Radio countermeasures1
118November 01, 19448AF 696Oil installations and a rail bridge
119November 02, 19448AF 698Oil and rail targets in Central Germany
120November 03, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon
121November 04, 19448AF 700Oil installations in western Germany1
122November 05, 19448AF 702Marshalling yards in western Germany
123November 07, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; ASR; Practice mission
124November 08, 19448AF 705Oil and rail targets in Germany
125November 09, 19448AF 707Tactical targets in Metz and Thionville areas
126November 10, 19448AF 709Airfield in western Germany
127November 12, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon; ASR
128November 13, 1944Other OperationsWeather
129November 14, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather
130November 15, 1944Other OperationsWeather; radio
131November 16, 19448AF 715Tactical targets near Aachen
132November 17, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon
133November 18, 19448AF 716Fighter sweeps
134November 19, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather
135November 20, 19448AF 718Gelsenkirchen oil industry
136November 21, 19448AF 721Night Leaflet Operation Nov 21/22 1944
137November 21, 19448AF 720Oil industry in Germany
138November 22, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Red Stocking
139November 24, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon
140November 25, 19448AF 723Synthetic oil installation at Merseburg and Bingen rail yard
141November 26, 19448AF 725Rail and oil installation in western Germany
142November 27, 19448AF 727Marshalling yards in Germany
143November 28, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon; Red Stocking; RCM
144November 30, 19448AF 731Rail and oil targets Germany
145December 01, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon; Red Stocking; RCM
146December 02, 19448AF 734Rail marshaling yards in Germany
147December 03, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon; ASR; RCM
148December 04, 19448AF 737Night Leaflet Operation Dec 4/5 1944
149December 04, 19448AF 736Rail targets in Germany
150December 05, 19448AF 740Night Leaflet Operation Dec 5/6 1944
151December 05, 19448AF 728, 8AF 729Berlin weapons works and Munster rail yards; 729: Aphrodite op
152December 06, 19448AF 741Oil and rail targets in Germany
153December 07, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon; RCM
154December 08, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon; RCM
155December 09, 19448AF 744Night Leaflet Operation Dec 9/10 1944
156December 09, 19448AF 743Airfields and rail targets in Stuttgart area
157December 10, 19448AF 745Rail targets in Germany
158December 11, 19448AF 746Rail targets and bridge in western Germany
159December 12, 19448AF 748Oil and rail targets in Germany
160December 13, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon; ASR
161December 14, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon
162December 14, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon; ASR
163December 15, 19448AF 750Rail targets and a vehicle factory
164December 17, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon
165December 18, 19448AF 754Communication and tactical targets in western Germany
166December 20, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon
167December 21, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon
168December 22, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon
169December 23, 19448AF 757Rail and communication centers behind battle lines in Ardennes
170December 23, 19448AF 758Night Leaflet Operation Dec 23/24 1944
171December 24, 19448AF 759, 760Airfields and communications center in Gemany (760) and French U-boat coastal batteries (759)
172December 25, 19448AF 761Communication and rail targets west of the Rhine
173December 26, 19448AF 762Rail targets behind battle area
174December 27, 19448AF 764Rail targets in western Germany
175December 28, 19448AF 766Rail and road bridges in western Germany
176December 29, 19448AF 769Communications targets in western Germany
177December 30, 19448AF 770Rail and communications targets in western Germany
178December 31, 19448AF 772Strategic targets and comm centers along German supply lines
179January 01, 19458AF 774Oil and rail targets in western Germany
180January 02, 19458AF 777Night Leaflet Operation Jan 2/3 1945
181January 02, 19458AF 776Communications and tactical targets in western Germany
182January 03, 19458AF 778Rail and communications targets in western Germany
183January 04, 1945Other OperationsWeather recon; Air-Sea Rescue
184January 05, 19458AF 781Rail targets and airfield in central Germany
185January 06, 19458AF 783Rail and communications targets in western Germany
186January 07, 19458AF 786Night Leaflet Operation Jan 7/8 1945
187January 07, 19458AF 785Comm centers, rail targets, bridges and oil depots in western Germany1
188January 08, 19458AF 787Comm centers, rail targets, bridges in western Germany
189January 09, 1945Other OperationsWeather recon; RCM
190January 10, 19458AF 789Airfields, rail targets and bridges in Germany
191January 12, 1945Other OperationsWeather
192January 14, 19458AF 792Oil facilities in central Germany and highway bridges at Cologne
193January 15, 19458AF 794Marshalling yards in Germany
194January 16, 19458AF 796Oil and industrial targets in Germany
195January 17, 19458AF 798Oil refineries at Hamburg and Harburg
196January 18, 19458AF 799Rail target in Germany
197January 19, 1945Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather
198January 20, 19458AF 801Synthetic oil industry at Sterkrade
199January 21, 19458AF 804Night Leaflet Operation Jan 21/22 1945
200January 21, 19458AF 803Industry and rail targets in central Germany
201January 22, 19458AF 806Night Leaflet Operation Jan 22/23 1945
202January 22, 19458AF 805Synthetic oil industry at Sterkrade
203January 23, 1945Other OperationsPhoto recon; Chaff screening; Weather; RCM; ASR
204January 24, 1945Other OperationsNo offensive ops due to weather; Weather recon; RCM; ASR
205January 25, 1945Other OperationsNo offensive ops due to weather; Weather recon; Photo
206January 26, 1945Other OperationsFighter patrols; Photo recon; Weather; RCM
207January 27, 1945Other OperationsWeather
208January 28, 19458AF 809Marshalling yards, bridges and benzol plant at Dortmund
209January 29, 19458AF 812Night Leaflet Operation Jan 29/30 1945
210January 29, 19458AF 811Industrial plants at Kassel and rail targets in central Germany
211January 30, 1945Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather
212January 31, 19458AF 813Aborted due to weather
213February 01, 19458AF 815Night Leaflet Operation Feb 1/2 1945
214February 01, 19458AF 814Rail targets and bridges in western Germany
215February 02, 19458AF 816Night Leaflet Operation Feb 2/3 1945
216February 02, 1945Other OperationsSweeps; Weather; Photo; RCM
217February 03, 19458AF 817Major attack on Berlin and Madgeburg oil industry
218February 04, 1945Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Red Stocking
219February 05, 1945Other OperationsWeather recon; ASR; RCM; Photo1
220February 06, 19458AF 821Oil targets in Germany
221February 07, 19458AF 823Night Leaflet Operation Feb 7/8 19451
222February 07, 19458AF 822Essen
223February 08, 1945ABDAbandoned: weather1
224February 09, 19458AF 824Oil targets in Germany
225February 10, 19458AF 825Dulmen oil storage and U-boat pens
226February 11, 19458AF 827Dulmen oil depot
227February 12, 1945Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather
228February 13, 19458AF 829Night Leaflet Operation Feb 13/14 1945
229February 13, 1945Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; RCM; Red Stocking
230February 14, 19458AF 831Night Leaflet Operation Feb 14/15 1945
231February 14, 19458AF 830Oil and rail targets in Germany
232February 15, 19458AF 832Oil plants at Magdeburg and rail targets in Germany
233February 16, 19458AF 833Oil plants and marshaling yards in central Gemany
234February 17, 19458AF 834Synthetic oil plants
235February 18, 1945Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR
236February 19, 19458AF 835Oil, industry and rail targets
237February 20, 19458AF 838Night Bombing Operation
238February 20, 19458AF 836Nuremburg
239February 21, 19458AF 840Night Bombing Operation
240February 21, 19458AF 839Rail targets in Nuremburg
241February 23, 19458AF 843Second day of Clarion mission
242February 24, 19458AF 845Oil refineries and rail targets
243February 25, 19458AF 847Tank factories; jet airfields; oil depots
244February 25, 19458AF 848Night Leaflet Operation Feb 25/26 1945
245February 26, 19458AF 849Attacks on targets in Berlin
246February 27, 19458AF 851Road and rail targets in Halle and Leipzig
247February 28, 19458AF 855Night Leaflet Operation Feb 28/ Mar 1 1945
248February 28, 19458AF 854Rail targets in Germany
249March 01, 19458AF 858Night Leaflet Operation Mar 1/2 1945
250March 01, 19458AF 857Marshalling yards in central and southern Germany
251March 02, 19458AF 859Synthetic oil plants and tank works
252March 03, 19458AF 861Oil refineries in Germany
253March 04, 19458AF 863Jet airfields and industrial targets
254March 05, 19458AF 865Synthetic oil plants
255March 06, 1945Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; RCM; Support ops
256March 06, 19458AF 868Night Leaflet Operation Mar 6/7 1945
257March 07, 19458AF 871Night Bombing Operation Mar 7/8 1945
258March 07, 19458AF 869Oil and communication targets
259March 08, 19458AF 872Synthetic oil plants and rail targets
260March 09, 19458AF 875Rail marshaling yards and industrial sites
261March 10, 19458AF 877Rail targets
262March 11, 19458AF 881U-boat yards and oil installations in northern Germany
263March 12, 19458AF 883Marshalling yards
264March 13, 1945Other operationsSweeps; Photo recon; Weather
265March 14, 19458AF 888Night Bombing Operation Mar 14/15 1945
266March 14, 19458AF 886Rail, oil and industrial targets
267March 15, 19458AF 890Night Bombing Operation Mar 15/16 1945
268March 15, 19458AF 889German Army HQ and rail targets
269March 17, 19458AF 893Night Leaflet Operation Mar 17/18 1945
270March 17, 19458AF 892Oil, industrial and rail targets1
271March 18, 19458AF 895Night Leaflet Operation Mar 18/19 1945
272March 18, 19458AF 894Rail and tank plants in Berlin area
273March 19, 19458AF 896Industry, rail and airfield targets in Germany
274March 20, 19458AF 898Hamburg area targets
275March 21, 19458AF 901, 902, 903, 904Jet fighter bases
276March 22, 19458AF 907Night Leaflet Operation Mar 22/23 1945
277March 22, 19458AF 906Attacks on barracks, camps and airfields
278March 23, 19458AF 910Night Leaflet Operation Mar 23/24 1945
279March 23, 19458AF 908Rail targets in west and central Germany
280March 24, 19458AF 912Night Leaflet Operation Mar 24/25 1945
281March 24, 19458AF 911Operations in support of Operation VARSITY - crossing of the Rhine
282March 25, 19458AF 914Night Leaflet Operation Mar 25/26 1945
283March 25, 19458AF 913Oil plants1
284March 26, 19458AF 915Oil and tank plants
285March 27, 1945Other operations8AF fighters in support of RAF
286March 28, 19458AF 917Tank and armament factories
287March 29, 1945Other operationsPhoto recon; Weather
288March 30, 19458AF 918Uboat construction and operation targets
289March 31, 19458AF 920Synthetic oil plants, munition and vehicles factories
290April 01, 1945Other operationsWeather recon; ASR
291April 02, 19458AF 923Night Leaflet Operation Apr 2/3 1945
292April 02, 19458AF 922Danish airfields
293April 03, 19458AF 925Night Leaflet Operation Apr 3/4 19451
294April 03, 19458AF 924Kiel U-boat yards
295April 04, 19458AF 927Night Leaflet Operation Apr 4/5 1945
296April 04, 19458AF 926Airfields in Germany
297April 05, 19458AF 928Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
298April 06, 19458AF 930Leipzig area
299April 07, 19458AF 931Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
300April 08, 19458AF 933Night Leaflet Operation Apr 8/9 1945
301April 08, 19458AF 934Night Bombing Operation Apr 8/9 1945
302April 09, 19458AF 935Oil depot, ammunition plant and jet airfields
303April 10, 19458AF 940Night Bombing Operation Apr 10/11 1945
304April 10, 19458AF 938Jet airfields and army base near Berlin
305April 11, 19458AF 942Night Leaflet Operation Apr 11/12 1945
306April 11, 19458AF 941Airfields, munitions and rail targets
307April 12, 19458AF 944Night Leaflet Operation Apr 12/13 1945
308April 12, 1945Other operationsPhoto recon; Weather; RCM; Radio relays
309April 13, 19458AF 945Neumunster marshalling yard
310April 14, 19458AF 948Bordeaux strong points and batteries
311April 15, 19458AF 951Bordeaux and Royan strong points and batteries
312April 16, 19458AF 954, 8AF 955Rail and communication centers
313April 17, 19458AF 958Night Leaflet Operation Apr 17/18 1945
314April 17, 19458AF 957Rail targets in E Germany and Czechoslovakia
315April 18, 19458AF 960Night Leaflet Operation Apr 18/19 1945
316April 18, 19458AF 959Rail targets in Germany
317April 19, 1945Other operationsPhoto recon; Carpetbagger ops
318April 20, 19458AF 962Rail targets in Berlin and Czechoslovakia
319April 21, 19458AF 963Jet airfields and rail targets in southeast Germany
320April 22, 1945Other operationsWeather recon; Skywave
321April 23, 1945Other operationsWeather recon; Photo recon; radio countermeasures
322April 24, 1945Other operationsWeather recon; Photo recon; ASR
323April 24, 19458AF 967Night Leaflet Operation Apr 24/25 1945
324April 25, 19458AF 968Airfields and rail targets in Czechoslovakia and southeast Germany
325April 26, 1945Other operationsPhoto recon; Skywave; Weather; ASR
326April 27, 1945Other operationsWeather recon
327April 28, 1945Other operationsWeather recon
328April 29, 19458AF 971Night Leaflet Operation Apr 29 1945
329April 30, 19458AF 972Night Leaflet Operation Apr 30 1945
330May 01, 19458AF 974Night Leaflet Operation May 1/2 1945
331May 01, 19458AF 973Supply Mission
332May 02, 19458AF 975Supply Mission
333May 02, 1945Other operationsRed Stocking; Skywave
334May 03, 19458AF 977Supply Mission
335May 04, 1945Other operationsWeather; Skywave
336May 05, 19458AF 980Supply Mission
337May 06, 19458AF 981Supply Mission
338May 08, 19458AF 986Leaflet Operation
TOTAL AIRCRAFT LOST:17

Non-Combat Related Accidents

#DATEREPORT
11944-08-27Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS590).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Kaellner, Otto E.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
21944-08-29Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM364).
Organization: 654BSR / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Hackman, Clayton P Jr.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
31944-09-02Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM388).
Organization: 654BSR / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Chipman, Vance J.
Notes: crash landing.
Location: Hatfield England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
41944-09-06Aircraft: B-17G (#42-31736).
Organization: 652BSW / 25BGW of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Stephenson, Clarence R.
Notes: killed in crashed on take off.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
51944-09-08Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS538).
Organization: 654BSR / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Whitmer, Russell C.
Notes: killed due to explosion.
Location: Newmarket/ 3mi SE England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
61944-09-09Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM391).
Organization: 653BSR / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Noble, John P.
Notes: crashed belly landing.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
71944-09-14Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS513).
Organization: 653BSR / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Porter, Ford D Jr.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
81944-09-16Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS635).
Organization: 653BSR / 25BGR of .
Pilot: Lee, Robert L.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Warton, Lancashire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
91944-09-18Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM384).
Organization: 654BSR / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Vinyard, Claybourne O.
Notes: ground looped.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
101944-09-20Aircraft: C-64A (#43-35330).
Organization: 652BSR / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Davis, Jack A.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
111944-09-21Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS552).
Organization: 654BSR / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Dustman, Peter D.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
121944-09-22Aircraft: B-24J (#44-40879).
Organization: 652BSR / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Menken, Robert C.
Notes: killed in crash landing.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
131944-09-29Aircraft: B-26G (#43-34205).
Organization: 654BSR / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Short, Clarence E.
Notes: crash landing mechanical failure.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
141944-10-08Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM345).
Organization: 653WR / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Grimes, Robert C.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
151944-10-11Aircraft: P-38J (#42-67903).
Organization: 654BS / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Haxlett, Stanley V.
Notes: killed in a crash.
Location: Tollgate Frm, Scoulton England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
161944-10-22Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS514).
Organization: 653WRX / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: MacLeod, Malcolm J.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: RAF Tangmere England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
171944-11-06Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS568).
Organization: 653WRX / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Kaellner, Otto E.
Notes: killed in crash landing.
Location: North Pickenham/2mi W England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
181944-11-06Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM386).
Organization: 653WRX / 25BGR of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Grimes, Robert G.
Notes: killed in crash landing.
Location: Wendling/ nr Sta 118 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
191944-11-18Aircraft: B-24J (#44-40484).
Organization: 652BS / 25BG of .
Pilot: Marshall, Benjamin C.
Notes: forced landing out of gas.
Location: Portela Apt (Lisbon) Portugal.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage):
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
201944-11-22Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS515).
Organization: 653BSW / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Harry, Russell E.
Notes: killed in crashed on take off.
Location: Great Cressingham England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
211944-11-22Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS630).
Organization: 653BSW / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: MacLeod, Malcolm J.
Notes: killed in crash landing due to weather.
Location: Thompson England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
221944-11-27Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM368).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Pilson, Simon G.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
231944-12-07Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM345).
Organization: 653WR / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Hand, George C Jr.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
241944-12-07Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS590).
Organization: 654RS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Carter, John M.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
251944-12-16Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38555).
Organization: 652BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Junk, Virgil S.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Lagens Fld Azores.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
261944-12-18Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM371).
Organization: 653WX / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Roberts, Jerry M.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
271944-12-23Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS638).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Spear, James D.
Notes: killed in a crash.
Location: Dursley/ 2mi W England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
281944-12-27Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS519).
Organization: 653WX / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Hunt, Morton M.
Notes: crashed on take off.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
291945-01-07Aircraft: A-26C (#44-22500).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Walker, Robert P.
Notes: crashed belly landing.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
301945-01-14Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM364).
Organization: 654RS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Vanderleest, George M.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
311945-01-20Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM342).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Polovick, Joseph A.
Notes: ground looped.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
321945-01-23Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS556).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Geary, Richard N.
Notes: landing accident due to engine failure.
Location: RAF Foulsham England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
331945-01-28Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS594).
Organization: 653WRX / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: James, Robert W.
Notes: ground looped.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
341945-01-29Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS595).
Organization: 654RS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Peterson, Harry E.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
351945-02-01Aircraft: B-17G (#44-6575).
Organization: 652BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Peterson, Donald E.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
361945-02-01Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS559).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Bateman, Allen R.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
371945-02-04Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS730).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Rouse, Wallace B.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Exeter England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
381945-02-19Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS985).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Gilbert, Roger W.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Alconbury, Cambridgeshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
391945-02-20Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM345).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Davis, Warren C.
Notes: ground looped.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
401945-02-21Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM388).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Howle, Robert P Jr.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Alconbury, Cambridgeshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
411945-02-27Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38709).
Organization: 652BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Merrill, Thomas L.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Lagens AF Azores.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage):
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
421945-03-05Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS561).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Evans, James C.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
431945-03-08Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS782).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: James, Robert W.
Notes: ground looped.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
441945-03-09Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS595).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Hastle, Robert B.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
451945-03-22Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS619).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: McGriffin, Kenneth (NMI).
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
461945-03-23Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS552).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Hunt, Morton M.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
471945-03-24Aircraft: Mosquito III (#LR530).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Hodges, Edward F.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
481945-03-25Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS774).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Borges, Warren (NMI).
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
491945-04-03Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS650).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Podwojski, Alvin E.
Notes: forced landing due to engine failure.
Location: Malmo Bulltofta Sweden.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 1
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
501945-04-04Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS569).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Murphy, John E.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
511945-04-06Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#RG113).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Pruis, John A.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
521945-04-09Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS744).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Carter, John A.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: RAF Manston #9 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
531945-04-09Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS757).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: James, Robert V.
Notes: killed in a crash.
Location: Sheperds Grove England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
541945-04-10Aircraft: Mosquito III (#LR530).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Horvath, Andrew C.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
551945-04-11Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS516).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Hodges, Edward F.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
561945-04-13Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM387).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Gordon, Robert (NMI).
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
571945-04-13Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS512).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Larkin, John (NMI).
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
581945-04-17Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#RG145).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Davis, Warren C.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
591945-04-19Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS748).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Carter, John M.
Notes: ground looped.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
601945-04-20Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM368).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Barnhart, Lyall (NMI).
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
611945-05-05Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS590).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Lakeman, Lyndon F.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
621945-05-28Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS758).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Fllok, Harry E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
631945-05-30Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS708).
Organization: 653BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Kenny, Richard M.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bremen/B-120 Germany.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
641945-06-18Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM388).
Organization: 654BS / 25BG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Hoover, John R.
Notes: ground looped.
Location: Chalgrove, Oxfordshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
651945-06-22Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38709).
Organization: 652BS / 25BG of .
Pilot: Ruth, John V.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Lagens Fld Azores.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/

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