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EF679

Spitfire

Spitfire Supermarine EF679 Mk Vc, Built at Westland.
39 MU 26-May-43
47 MU 6-Jun-43 Packing Depot
Loaded aboard SS 707 10-Jun-43
Shipped to Casablanca 29-Jun-43
Ferry Flight NW Africa
Assigned to 2FS, 52FG 12AF USAAF 1-Oct-43
Lost Off Marina di Pisa, Italy 24-Jan-44. Pilot Lt Clyde S Cleveland. MACR 2202.

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...

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Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Yeovil, Somerset, UK May 1943

Built at Westland.

Assigned Borgo, France 1 October 1943

Assigned to 2FS, 52FG 12AF USAAF 1-Oct-43.

Crashed 3 miles Off Marina di Pisa, Province of Pisa, Italy 24 January 1944

Engine failure, A/C abandoned. Lost Off Marina di Pisa, Italy 24-Jan-44. Pilot 2nd Lt Clyde S Cleveland POW. MACR 2202.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2016 09:45:22 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
https://www.fold3.com/image/28599973
MACR 2202

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