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W3113

Spitfire

Supermarine Spitfire W3113 Mk Va Const #1663, Built at Chattis Hill.
First Flew 13-May-41
33 MU 16-May-41
603S 27-Jun-41
Air Service Training Heston 8-Aug-41
315S 24-Nov-41
Heston Aircraft Ltd 18-Dec-41
Mid Air Collision with Tiger Moth BB691 whilst coming into land RAF Ouston, BB691 written off pilot John Alexander Nathan ATA Killed 8-Feb-42
Repair On Site 10-Feb-42
165S 9-May-42
Flying accident Cat CB damage 12-May-42
Repair On Site
Royal Navy 4-Sep-42
116S 31-Oct-42
Transferred to 109OS 67OG 8AF 43
FLEF Frampton Cat 5 Pilot Lt Emmet W Wallace 18-Feb-43
52 Operational Training Unit 6-Sep-43
CE damage 3-Oct-44

Service

Units

People

  • Emmitt Wallace

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Observation Group
    As part Spitfire VB W3133 had mechanical problems 18 Feb 1943 while on a navigation flight. Wallace made a wheels up landing on a beach near Boston, Lincolnshire. Was part of an Observation Group that would be transferred to the 9th AF.

Places

  • Membury

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF operational training base, Membury was built during 1942, and then upgraded in 1943 after allocation to the USAAF as a reconnaissance or transport base, with maintenance and repair depot facilities. It had eventually three concrete...

  • Ouston

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1941 as an RAF Fighter Station ; continued in its training role after the war. In 1967 it was used as a civilian airport during the expansion of Newcastle Airport. Its modern role is that of a highly secure military operation known as...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Chattis Hill, Spitfire Ln, Stockbridge, Hampshire SO20 6JS, UK May 1941

Built at Chattis Hill.

E/A Damaged Nth France 12 July 1941

Bf109 damaged Nth France 12-Jul-43. Pilot P/O Paul Delorme.

Transferred Membury, Axminster, Devon EX13, UK 1943

Transferred to 109OS 67OG 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Frampton, Boston, Lincolnshire PE20, UK 18 February 1943

Forced Landing Engine Failure Frampton/ 3mi SE/nr Boston Cat 5 damage, pilot Lt Emmett W Wallace, 18-Feb-43.

109OS 67OG 8AF

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2016 18:19:42 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Spitfire Production List.
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=W3113&Submit4=Go
http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=158811
http://www.cieldegloire.com/003_delorme_p.php

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