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John S Blyth

Military

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.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • MB955 'Lease Fleece'

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire MB955 PR Mk XIT, Built at Chattis Hill. FF 20-10-43, delivered to Benson 5-11-43, assigned to 14PRS 7PRG 8AF USAAF 5-12-43 Lost over Holland Pilot Lt Paul A Balogh MACR 9170. 19-9-44, SOC.

  • PL-866

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire PL866 PR Mk XI, Built at Aldermaston. ...

  • PA842 'Hot Toddy'

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire PA842 PR Mk XIT , C/N4989, Built at Chattis Hill. ...

  • 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.

  • PA944

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

  • PA841 'Kisty the 1st'

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire PA841 Mk PRXIT Const #4993, Built at Chattis Hill. ...

Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 July 2015 03:27:27 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank and place associations
Sources

Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

7th Photo Recon Group Master Directory, 6 June 1996, Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 351 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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