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Supermarine Spitfire P8249 Mk IIa, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.
Delivered to No 33 MU 24-4-41, assigned to 91S 29-4-41, transferred to 501S 24-5-41, transferred to 133S 28-10-41, transferred to 134S 31-12-41, transferred to 53 OTU 26-2-42, air collision with P8366 Minehead CA 8-4-42, AST, collision with K9951 in approach Llandow 27-5-42, SOC.



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Event Location Date
Manufactured Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, UK April 1941

Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.

Delivered Lyneham, Wiltshire, UK 24 April 1941

Delivered to No 33 MU 24-4-41.

Assigned Hawkinge, Kent, UK 29 April 1941

Assigned to 91S 29-4-41.

Transferred Kenley, Greater London, UK 24 May 1941

Transferred to 501S 24-5-41.

Transferred North Weald Bassett, Epping, Essex CM16, UK 28 October 1941

Transferred to 133 [Eagle] Sqn RAF 28-10-41.

Transferred Catterick, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10, UK 31 December 1941

Transferred to 134S 31-12-41.

Transferred Heston, Hounslow, Hounslow, Greater London TW5, UK 26 February 1942

Transferred to 53 OTU 26-2-42.

Crashed Minehead, Somerset, UK 8 April 1942

In collision with Spitfire P8366 [Cat E DBR, Sgt R H Orlebar survived with injuries] of the same unit during air combat practice. Declared Cat A 8-4-42. Sgt J Tarbuck OK.

Factory repair Hamble-le-Rice, Hampshire, UK 9 April 1942 – May 1942

To Air Service Training.

Crashed Llandow, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan CF71, UK 27 May 1942

Collided with Spitfire K9951 [P/O Terence Lundholm - KIFA] of the same unit during approach to RAF Stn Llandow. 27-5-42.
Both pilots killed.
Sgt Eric Skyrme (pilot) - KIFA.

Struck Off Charge SOC Llandow, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan CF71, UK 28 May 1942

Struck Off Charge.