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EP783

Spitfire

Supermarine Spitfire EP783 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.
Delivered to No 12 MU 1-8-42, transferred to No 222 MU 6-9-42, to Gibraltar 27-9-42, assigned to 4FS 52FG 12AF 10-42, crashed Gendim AD/La Sebela, Tunisia 8-5-43 pilot Albert A Alenius killed DNB, SOC.

Service

Units

  • 52nd Fighter Group

    52nd Fighter Group

    Group
    Two of the Squadrons of the 52nd Fighter Group flew Spitfires with RAF Fighter Command in August and early September 1942 from northern Ireland. After these preparatory missions, the Group joined the Twelfth and then Fifteenth Air Force in the...

  • 4th Fighter Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, UK July 1942

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.

Delivered Kirkbride, Wigton, Cumbria CA7, UK 1 August 1942

Delivered to No 12 MU 1-8-42.

Transferred High Ercall, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF6, UK 6 September 1942

Transferred to No 222 MU High Ercall (Packing Depot) 6-9-42.

Shipped Overseas Gibraltar 27 September 1942

To Gibraltar 27-9-42.

Assigned Oran, Algeria November 1942

Assigned to 4FS 52FG 12AF USAAF 10-42.

Crashed Cebalat, Tunisia 8 May 1943

Crashed Gendim AD/La Sebela, Tunisia 8-5-43 pilot Lt Albert A Alenius killed DNB.

Struck Off Charge SOC Cebalat, Tunisia 9 May 1943

Struck Off Charge.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 September 2015 11:04:08 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

Spitfire Production List.
http://raf-112-squadron.org/52ndfghonor_roll42_43.html

Date Contributor Update
28 September 2015 10:52:34 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events and unit associations
Sources

Spitfire Production List.
http://raf-112-squadron.org/52ndfghonor_roll42_43.html

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