Skip to main content
Edit entry 

AA753

Spitfire

Supermarine Spifire AA753 Mk Vb, Const #2154 Built at Chattis Hill.
FF 30-9-41, assigned to 92S 6-10-41, to Air Service Training for repair 8-1-42, assigned to 403S 2-6-42, transferred to 2nd FS 52nd PG 8AF USAAF 22-8-42, VASM 2-6-43 fuel syst mods wing stiff, assigned to 402S 2-9-43, FA AC 26-11-43, ROS, assigned to 129S 16-2-44, to DeH 10-7-44, transferred to 1687 Flt 30-11-44, to Reid Sigrist for refurb, to Portugal 18-4-47.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 52nd Fighter Group

    52nd Fighter Group

    Group
    Two of the Squadrons of the 52nd Fighter Group flew Spitfires with RAF Fighter Command in August and early September 1942 from Northern Ireland. After these preparatory missions, the Group joined the Twelfth and then Fifteenth Air Force in the...

Places

  • Eglinton

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF in 1940-41, Eighth Air Force lodger units moved in in 1942. The 52nd Fighter Group and 82nd Fighter Group used the airfield, before the Royal Navy moved in and occupied the base until 1959. Partly closed, it was still used by the...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Chattis Hill, Spitfire Ln, Stockbridge, Hampshire SO20 6JS, UK 30 September 1941

Built at Chattis Hill. First Flew 30-9-41.

Assigned 6 October 1941

Assigned to 92 Sqn 6-10-41.

Factory repair Perth, Perth, Perth and Kinross, UK 8 January 1942 – 5 March 1942

To Air Service Training for repair 8-1-42.

Assigned 2 June 1942

Assigned to 403 Sqn 2-6-42.

Transferred Eglinton, Londonderry, Derry BT47, UK 22 August 1942

Transferred to 2nd FS 52nd PG 8AF USAAF 22-8-42.

Factory mods South Marston, Swindon, Swindon SN3, UK 2 June 1943

Vickers Armstrong South Marston 2-6-43 fuel syst mods wing stiff.

Assigned Hawkinge, Kent, UK 2 September 1943

Assigned to 402 Sqn (City of Winnipeg) RCAF 2-9-43.

Crashed Hawkinge, Kent, UK 26 November 1943

Flying accident Cat AC damage 26-11-43.

Repair On Site ROS Hawkinge, Kent, UK 27 November 1943 – 15 February 1944

Repair On Site.

Assigned Leconfield, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire HU17, UK 16 February 1944

Assigned to 129 Sqn (Mysore) 16-2-44.

Prop trials ? Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK 10 July 1944

To de Havilland prop trials ? 10-7-44.

Transferred Cammeringham, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1, UK 30 November 1944

Transferred to 1687 (Bomber) Defence Training Flight 30-11-44.

Factory refurb Desford, Leicester, Leicestershire LE9, UK 10 January 1947

To Reid Sigrist for refurb.

Shipped overseas Portugal 18 April 1947

To Portugal 18-4-47.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 September 2015 21:42:45 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Spitfire Production List.
http://raf-112-squadron.org/52ndfghonor_roll42_43.html

Share