Aircobra (BX256) made a emergency landing in Vila do Conde

Date

Location

Force

Aircraft

 

From-To

 

Crew

27-12-1942

Vila do Conde

USAAF     81FG

Bell P-400 Aircobra       BX256

 

Land's End (GB) → Port Lyautey (Marrocos)

 

2 Lt. Ronald I. Moeller  USA




The pilot was interned in Elvas and received his repatriation orders in May 3, 1943.

The aircraft was part of OK Squadron from the portuguese Aeronáutica Militar.

Fontes:
*“Aviões da Cruz de Cristo” – Mário Cannongia Lopes
*Ronald Moeller
*Bill Littlejhohn