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Narrative - Official Air Force Mission Description

Mission Reports

Non-Combat Accident Reports

Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38237).
Organization: 527BS / 379BG of Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: McGlothlin, Benny M.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
Aircraft: B-17G (#44-6496).
Organization: 860BS / 493BG of Debach, Suffolk.
Pilot: Schneider, Edward C.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Debach, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
Aircraft: B-17G (#44-6580).
Organization: 834BS / 486BG of Sudbury, Suffolk.
Pilot: Frazier, John T.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Sudbury, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
Aircraft: B-24J (#44-50507).
Organization: 852BS / 491BG of North Pickenham, Norfolk.
Pilot: Furlong, Stanley F.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: North Pickenham, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
Aircraft: C-64A (#43-5313).
Organization: 320TpS / 27ATG of Le Bourget, France.
Pilot: Gasperoni, Richard O.
Notes: killed in a crash.
Location: Montge France.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
Aircraft: F-5E (#44-23739).
Organization: 27PRS / 7PRG of Mount Farm, Oxfordshire.
Pilot: Hanson, Howell R Jr.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Denain/Prouvy, France France.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 2
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
Aircraft: P-51D5 (#44-14000).
Organization: 375FS / 361FG of Little Walden, Essex.
Pilot: Kneifel, Thomas A.
Notes: crashed belly landing.
Location: Little Walden, Essex England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/

Mission Stats (Targets, Aircraft, Casualties, etc.)

Mission "Other Operations"
Weather recon; ; Radio Countermeasures
December 03, 1944

Primary source for mission statistics: Mighty Eighth War Diary by Roger A. Freeman
 
Aircraft
Sent
Aircraft
Effective
Bomb TonnageEnemy
Aircraft
X-P-D
Enemy
Aircraft
(on gnd)
X-P-D
USAAF
Aircraft
X-E-D
USAAF
Personnel
KIA-WIA-MIA
Notes
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Mission Targets

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IRISH SEA / UK
Reconnaissance
weather2 A/C
GERMANY
Reconnaissance
weather2 A/C

Air Sea Rescue
4 A/C

Communications
radio-relay7 A/C
AZORES/ATLANTIC/UK
Reconnaissance
weather4 A/C
Aircraft Groups

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1ST BOMBARDMENT DIVISION
25BG
2ND BOMBARDMENT DIVISION
3RD BOMBARDMENT DIVISION
OTHER (IX AF, HQ, etc)
5th Emergency Rescue Squadron
36th Bomber Squadron
Aircraft Losses

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1ST BOMBARDMENT DIVISION
2ND BOMBARDMENT DIVISION
3RD BOMBARDMENT DIVISION
OTHER (IX AF, HQ, etc)