350th Fighter Group

Squadrons of the 350th FG

345th Fighter Squadron
346th Fighter Squadron

347th Fighter Squadron

Assigned 8th AAF: 1 Oct. 1942

Wing/Command Assignment

VIII FC: 1 Oct. 1942 - Dec. 1942

Combat Aircraft:

P-400 Airacobra
Spitfire V.

Stations

BUSHEY HALL 1 Oct. 1942 - 15 Oct. 1942.
DUXFORD 15 Oct. 1942 - Jan. 1943.
SNAILWELL 16 Oct. 1942 - 8 Dec. 1942 347 FS only
347FS to Kings Cliffe 8 Dec.1942 - 4 Jan. 1943
346FS to Coltishall late Nov. 1942 - 3 Jan. 1943

Group COs


Lt Col Richard P. Klacko 14 Oct. 1942 - 23 Feb. 1943

Early History:

Activated 1 Oct. 1942 at Bushey Hall as tactical fighter organization to fly Airacobras in ground attack. Destined from outset for 12AF. Hq. 345 and 346FS established at Duxford and 347 FS at satellite base Snailwell. Squadrons later moved to other stations for training. Aircraft flew to North Africa on January 1943 and commenced operations with 12 AF.

Subsequent History:

Redesignated the 112th Fighter Group in 1946 and allotted to Pa ANG.