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5th Emergency Rescue Squadron

Aircraft:P-47
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Division:Headquarters
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Accident Reports:Number of Non-Combat-Related Accident reports for this group: 14

Missions

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#DATENAMETARGETSA/C LOST
1August 08, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, scouting, weather, ASR
2August 09, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, scouting, weather, ASR
3August 10, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, weather, scouting, ASR
4August 11, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, weather, scouting, ASR
5August 12, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, weather, scouting, ASR
6August 13, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, weather, scouting, ASR
7August 14, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, weather, scouting, ASR
8August 16, 1944Other operationsPhoto recon; scouting; weather recon; ASR
9August 17, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; scouting; weather recon; ASR; radio-relays
10August 18, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; scouting; weather recon; ASR; radio-relays
11August 23, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; weather; patrols; ASR
12August 24, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; scouting; weather recon; ASR; radio-relays
13August 25, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; scouting; weather recon; ASR; radio-relays
14August 27, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Scouting; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays
15August 28, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays
16August 29, 1944Other OperationsWeather; ASR; Radio relay
17August 30, 1944Other OperationsScouting; weather; ASR; radio-relay
18September 01, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays
19September 02, 1944Other OperationsWeather; ASR; radio relay
20September 03, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays
21September 05, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
22September 06, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
23September 08, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
24September 09, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays
25September 10, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays
26September 11, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays
27September 12, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
28September 13, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays
29September 15, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays
30September 16, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays
31September 17, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
32September 22, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Scouting; Weather; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
33September 23, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
34September 25, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Scout, Supply
35September 26, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Supply
36September 27, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Supply
37September 28, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Supply
38September 30, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Supply
39October 02, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay; Daylight leaflet op
40October 03, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
41October 05, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay; Special op
42October 06, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
43October 07, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
44October 08, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, LORAN
45October 09, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
46October 10, 1944Other OperationsWeather; ASR; Radio counter measures op
47October 11, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay; strafe
48October 12, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
49October 14, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay
50October 16, 1944Other OperationsWeather; ASR
51November 07, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; ASR; Practice mission
52November 12, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon; ASR
53December 03, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon; ASR; RCM
54December 13, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon; ASR
55December 14, 1944Other OperationsWeather recon; ASR
56December 18, 19448AF 754Communication and tactical targets in western Germany
57December 23, 19448AF 757Rail and communication centers behind battle lines in Ardennes
58December 24, 19448AF 759, 760Airfields and communications center in Gemany (760) and French U-boat coastal batteries (759)
59December 25, 19448AF 761Communication and rail targets west of the Rhine
60December 26, 19448AF 762Rail targets behind battle area
61December 27, 19448AF 764Rail targets in western Germany
62December 28, 19448AF 766Rail and road bridges in western Germany
63December 29, 19448AF 769Communications targets in western Germany
64December 30, 19448AF 770Rail and communications targets in western Germany
65December 31, 19448AF 772Strategic targets and comm centers along German supply lines
66January 01, 19458AF 774Oil and rail targets in western Germany
67January 02, 19458AF 776Communications and tactical targets in western Germany
68January 03, 19458AF 778Rail and communications targets in western Germany
69January 04, 1945Other OperationsWeather recon; Air-Sea Rescue
70January 05, 19458AF 781Rail targets and airfield in central Germany
71January 06, 19458AF 783Rail and communications targets in western Germany
72January 07, 19458AF 785Comm centers, rail targets, bridges and oil depots in western Germany
73January 08, 19458AF 787Comm centers, rail targets, bridges in western Germany
74January 10, 19458AF 789Airfields, rail targets and bridges in Germany
75January 11, 1945Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather
76January 14, 19458AF 792Oil facilities in central Germany and highway bridges at Cologne
77January 15, 19458AF 794Marshalling yards in Germany
78January 16, 19458AF 796Oil and industrial targets in Germany
79January 17, 19458AF 798Oil refineries at Hamburg and Harburg
80January 18, 19458AF 799Rail target in Germany
81January 20, 19458AF 801Synthetic oil industry at Sterkrade
82January 21, 19458AF 803Industry and rail targets in central Germany
83January 22, 19458AF 805Synthetic oil industry at Sterkrade
84January 23, 1945Other OperationsPhoto recon; Chaff screening; Weather; RCM; ASR
85January 28, 19458AF 809Marshalling yards, bridges and benzol plant at Dortmund
86January 29, 19458AF 811Industrial plants at Kassel and rail targets in central Germany
87February 01, 19458AF 814Rail targets and bridges in western Germany
88February 03, 19458AF 817Major attack on Berlin and Madgeburg oil industry
89February 04, 1945Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR; Red Stocking
90February 05, 1945Other OperationsWeather recon; ASR; RCM; Photo
91February 06, 19458AF 821Oil targets in Germany
92February 07, 19458AF 822Essen
93February 08, 1945ABDAbandoned: weather
94February 09, 19458AF 824Oil targets in Germany
95February 10, 19458AF 825Dulmen oil storage and U-boat pens
96February 11, 19458AF 827Dulmen oil depot
97February 14, 19458AF 830Oil and rail targets in Germany
98February 15, 19458AF 832Oil plants at Magdeburg and rail targets in Germany
99February 17, 19458AF 834Synthetic oil plants
100February 18, 1945Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; ASR
101February 19, 19458AF 835Oil, industry and rail targets
102February 20, 19458AF 836Nuremburg
103February 21, 19458AF 839Rail targets in Nuremburg
104February 23, 19458AF 843Second day of Clarion mission
105February 24, 19458AF 845Oil refineries and rail targets
106February 25, 19458AF 847Tank factories; jet airfields; oil depots
107February 26, 19458AF 849Attacks on targets in Berlin
108February 27, 19458AF 851Road and rail targets in Halle and Leipzig
109February 28, 19458AF 854Rail targets in Germany
110March 01, 19458AF 857Marshalling yards in central and southern Germany
111March 02, 19458AF 859Synthetic oil plants and tank works
112March 03, 19458AF 861Oil refineries in Germany
113March 04, 19458AF 863Jet airfields and industrial targets
114March 05, 19458AF 865Synthetic oil plants
115March 07, 19458AF 869Oil and communication targets
116March 08, 19458AF 872Synthetic oil plants and rail targets
117March 09, 19458AF 875Rail marshaling yards and industrial sites
118March 10, 19458AF 877Rail targets
119March 11, 19458AF 881U-boat yards and oil installations in northern Germany
120March 12, 19458AF 883Marshalling yards
121March 14, 19458AF 886Rail, oil and industrial targets
122March 15, 19458AF 889German Army HQ and rail targets
123March 17, 19458AF 892Oil, industrial and rail targets
124March 18, 19458AF 894Rail and tank plants in Berlin area
125March 19, 19458AF 896Industry, rail and airfield targets in Germany
126March 20, 19458AF 898Hamburg area targets
127March 21, 19458AF 901, 902, 903, 904Jet fighter bases
128March 22, 19458AF 906Attacks on barracks, camps and airfields
129March 23, 19458AF 908Rail targets in west and central Germany
130March 24, 19458AF 911Operations in support of Operation VARSITY - crossing of the Rhine
131March 25, 19458AF 913Oil plants
132March 27, 1945Other operations8AF fighters in support of RAF
133March 28, 19458AF 917Tank and armament factories
134March 30, 19458AF 918Uboat construction and operation targets
135March 31, 19458AF 920Synthetic oil plants, munition and vehicles factories
136April 01, 1945Other operationsWeather recon; ASR
137April 02, 19458AF 922Danish airfields
138April 03, 19458AF 924Kiel U-boat yards
139April 04, 19458AF 926Airfields in Germany
140April 05, 19458AF 928Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
141April 06, 19458AF 930Leipzig area
142April 07, 19458AF 931Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
143April 09, 19458AF 935Oil depot, ammunition plant and jet airfields
144April 10, 19458AF 938Jet airfields and army base near Berlin
145April 11, 19458AF 941Airfields, munitions and rail targets
146April 13, 19458AF 945Neumunster marshalling yard
147April 14, 19458AF 948Bordeaux strong points and batteries
148April 15, 19458AF 951Bordeaux and Royan strong points and batteries
149April 16, 19458AF 954, 8AF 955Rail and communication centers
150April 17, 19458AF 957Rail targets in E Germany and Czechoslovakia
151April 18, 19458AF 959Rail targets in Germany
152April 20, 19458AF 962Rail targets in Berlin and Czechoslovakia
153April 21, 19458AF 963Jet airfields and rail targets in southeast Germany
154April 24, 1945Other operationsWeather recon; Photo recon; ASR
155April 25, 19458AF 968Airfields and rail targets in Czechoslovakia and southeast Germany
156April 29, 19458AF 971Night Leaflet Operation Apr 29 1945
157May 01, 19458AF 973Supply Mission
158May 02, 19458AF 975Supply Mission
159May 03, 19458AF 977Supply Mission
160May 05, 19458AF 980Supply Mission
161May 06, 19458AF 981Supply Mission
162May 07, 19458AF 984Supply Mission
TOTAL AIRCRAFT LOST:0

Non-Combat Related Accidents

#DATEREPORT
11944-06-21Aircraft: P-47D (#42-7910).
Organization: 5ERS / 65FW of Boxted, Essex.
Pilot: Akard, Richard J.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Halesworth, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
21944-06-29Aircraft: P-47D (#42-75528).
Organization: 5ERS / 65FW of Boxted, Essex.
Pilot: Akard, Richard R Jr.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Boxted, Essex England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
31944-07-30Aircraft: P-47D (#42-22476).
Organization: 5ERS / 65FW of Boxted, Essex.
Pilot: Vandiver, Loy C.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Boxted, Essex England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
41944-08-07Aircraft: P-47D (#42-74664).
Organization: 5ERS / 65FW of Boxted, Essex.
Pilot: Anderson, William C.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Boxted, Essex England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
51944-08-07Aircraft: P-47D (#42-8402).
Organization: 5ERS / 65FW of Boxted, Essex.
Pilot: Brooks, Philip (NMI).
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Boxted, Essex England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
61944-08-16Aircraft: P-47D (#42-8401).
Organization: 5ERS / 65FW of Boxted, Essex.
Pilot: Jones, Robert (NMI).
Notes: crashed due to engine failure.
Location: Tibenham, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
71944-08-28Aircraft: P-47D (#42-75154W).
Organization: 5ERS / 65FW of Boxted, Essex.
Pilot: Murphy, Donald L.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Boxted, Essex England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
81944-11-04Aircraft: P-47D (#42-75228W).
Organization: 5ERS / 65FW of Boxted, Essex.
Pilot: Murphy, Donald J.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Boxted, Essex England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
91944-12-15Aircraft: P-47D (#43-25565W).
Organization: 5ERS / 65FW of Boxted, Essex.
Pilot: Harris, Curtis S.
Notes: forced landing mechanical failure.
Location: Westleton/ 1mi NW England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
101945-02-20Aircraft: P-47D (#42-75855W).
Organization: 5ERS / 496FTG of Halesworth, Suffolk.
Pilot: Trudeau, Paul J.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Halesworth, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
111945-02-28Aircraft: P-47D (#42-74705W).
Organization: 5ERS / 496FTG of Halesworth, Suffolk.
Pilot: Judd, Russell P.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Halesworth, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
121945-03-13Aircraft: P-47 (#42-8496W).
Organization: 5ERS / 496FTG of Halesworth, Suffolk.
Pilot: Barket, Thomas E.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Seething/ 4mi NNE Sta 146 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
131945-04-08Aircraft: P-47D (#42-74705).
Organization: 5ERS / 496FTG of Halesworth, Suffolk.
Pilot: Judd, Russell P.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Fritton Lake England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
141945-04-08Aircraft: P-47D (#42-76175W).
Organization: 5ERS / 496FTG of Halesworth, Suffolk.
Pilot: Davis, Louis S III.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Fritton Lake England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/

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