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