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John S Blyth's Supermarine Spitfire Mk XI 'Oh Johnnie' MB948 of the 7th PRG 14th PRS, Mount Farm, England 1944. Test flown by Leif Lundsten before being sent to Mount Farm.

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People

  • John Blyth

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    31 October 1943 in F-5A#212322 forced to return to base due to equipment problems and haze. Attempting to land at RAF Thame, did not stop in time and had accident.

Aircraft

  • MB948 'Oh Johnny'

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire MB948 Mk PR XIT, Built at Chattis Hill FF 9-10-43, Test flown Leif Lundsten, assigned to 14PRS 7FG 8AF USAAF.

Locations

  • Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 March 2015 12:03:55 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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USAAF Photo.

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