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802nd Reconnaissance Group

Aircraft:Mosquito, B-17
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Wing:Headquarters
Division:Headquarters
Airfield(s)
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Accident Reports:Number of Non-Combat-Related Accident reports for this group: 11

Missions

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#DATENAMETARGETSA/C LOST
1May 25, 1944VIII PR Photo recon to France
2May 27, 1944VIII PR Photo recon France and Germany
3May 28, 1944VIII PR Photo recon Germany
4June 08, 19448AF 400Rail targets and airfields in France
5June 12, 1944VIII PR Photo recon
6June 15, 1944VIII PR Photo recon France, Germany, Belgium, Holland
7June 17, 1944VIII PR Photo recon France, Belgium, Holland
8June 18, 1944VIII PR Photo recon France
9June 22, 1944VIII PR Photo recon French airfields and V-1s in flight
10June 23, 1944VIII PR Photo recon France
11June 23, 1944VIII PR Photo recon France
12June 23, 1944VIII PR Photo recon France
13June 27, 1944VIII PR Damage assessment; weather recon
14June 28, 1944VIII PR Photo and weather recon
15June 29, 1944VIII PR Photo and weather recon
16June 30, 1944VIII PR Photo and weather recon
17July 02, 1944VIII PR Photo and weather recon
18July 05, 1944VIII PR Photo and weather recon
19July 05, 1944VIII PR Photo recon
20July 06, 1944VIII PR Photo and weather recon
21July 07, 1944VIII PR Photo and weather recon 1
22July 08, 1944VIII PR Photo: damage assessment, scouting, weather
23July 10, 1944VIII PR Photo recon: weather
24July 11, 1944VIII PR Photo recon
25July 12, 1944VIII PR Photo recon
26July 12, 1944VIII PR Photo recon, weather
27July 14, 1944VIII PR H2X scope recon - France
28July 14, 1944VIII PR Photo and weather recon
29July 15, 1944VIII PR Photo and weather recon; July 14/15
30July 16, 1944VIII PR Photo recon
31July 17, 1944VIII PR Photo recon
32July 17, 1944VIII PR Photo, weather recon; scouting
33July 18, 1944VIII PR Photo, weather recon; scouting
34July 21, 1944VIII PR Photo, weather recon; scouting
35July 22, 1944VIII PR Weather recon
36July 24, 19448AF 493Carpetbagger; H2X
37July 24, 1944VIII PR Photo recon; Scouting; Weather
38July 26, 1944VIII PR Photo recon; weather
39July 30, 1944VIII PR Photo recon; weather
40August 01, 1944VIII PR Photo recon; Scouting; Weather
41August 03, 1944VIII PR Photo recon, Scouting, weather
42August 04, 1944VIII PR Photo recon; Scouting; Weather
43August 05, 1944VIII PR Photo recon; Scouting; Weather
44August 06, 1944VIII PR Photo recon; Scouting; Weather; Patrol
45August 07, 1944VIII PR Photo recon; Scouting; Weather; Patrol1
46August 08, 1944Other OperationsRecon: photo, scouting, weather, ASR
TOTAL AIRCRAFT LOST:2

Non-Combat Related Accidents

#DATEREPORT
11944-04-27Aircraft: Mosquito III (#LR534).
Organization: 8WRS / 802RG of .
Pilot: Satterlund, Carl S.
Notes: ground looped.
Location: Bury St. Edmonds, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
21944-05-05Aircraft: Oxford II (#T1066).
Organization: 8WRS / 802RG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Thompson, Richard B.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Hall Fram, Eaast Winch England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
31944-05-16Aircraft: B-17G (#42-39777).
Organization: 8WRS / 802RG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Aronson, Harold M.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: North Pickenham, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
41944-05-26Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS553).
Organization: 8RS / 802RG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Kaellner, Otto E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Snetterton Heath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
51944-06-08Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS555).
Organization: 8RS / 802RG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Gernand, Walter D.
Notes: killed in a crash.
Location: High Wycombe/Sta 101 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
61944-06-11Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM346).
Organization: 8RS / 802RG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Shoenhair, Robert D.
Notes: ground looped on take off.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
71944-06-21Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS558).
Organization: 8WRS / 802RG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Clounch, Richard F.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: RAF Gravesend/1mi SW England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
81944-07-25Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#NS510).
Organization: 8WRS / 802RG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Goodbread, Jonah E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: North Pickenham, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
91944-07-28Aircraft: L-5 (#42-98997).
Organization: 375SerS / 802RG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Cleveland, William H.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
101944-08-06Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#557).
Organization: / 802RG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Matuska, James E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Langford Lodge, Northern Ireland Ireland.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
111944-08-07Aircraft: Mosquito XVI (#MM368).
Organization: 8WRS / 802RG of Watton, Norfolk.
Pilot: Porter, Ford D.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/

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