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Capt John S Blyth far left having belly landed Spitfire PA944 on September 12, 1944. Mount Farm, Oxfordshire, UK. Someone offered him a cigarette as he was shaken by the landing, which he took, though he didn't smoke !!

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  • 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

  • PA944

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire PA944 PR Mk XI, Built at Chattis Hill Spitfire Factory. ...

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  • 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...

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Date Contributor Update
20 January 2015 19:59:46 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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