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P8469

Spitfire

Supermarine Spitfire P8469 Mk IIb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.
Delivered to No 12 MU 15-6-41, assigned to 111S 30-6-41, transferred to 130S 1-9-41, transferred to AAEE 17-11-41, armament removed trials with rear view tear drop cockpit hood, transferred to 133S 17-11-41, transferred to 57 OTU 10-1-42,
FA Cat AC 12-8-42, FA Cat AC 18-11-42, SOC 12-12-42.

Service

Units

  • No 133 'Eagle' Squadron

    No 133 'Eagle' Squadron

    Squadron
    'On 1 August 1941, No. 133 reformed at Coltishall as the third 'Eagle' Squadron manned by American personnel. Equipped with Hurricanes it became operational at the end of September. The next month the Squadron moved to Northern Ireland, returning to...

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 Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, UK June 1941

Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.

Delivered Kirkbride, Wigton, Cumbria CA7, UK 15 June 1941

Delivered to No 12 MU 15-6-41.

Assigned Dyce, Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, UK 30 June 1941

Assigned to 111S 30-6-41.

Transferred Perranporth, Cornwall, UK 1 September 1941

Transferred to 130 (Punjab) Sqn 1-9-41.

Transferred Farnborough, Hampshire, UK 17 November 1941

Transferred to AAEE 17-11-41. Armament removed for trials with rear view tear drop cockpit hood.

Transferred Eglinton, Londonderry, Derry BT47, UK 17 November 1941

Transferred to 133 [Eagle] Sqn RAF 17-11-41.

Transferred Hawarden, Deeside, Flintshire CH5, UK 10 January 1942

Transferred to 57 OTU 10-1-42.

Crashed Hawarden, Deeside, Flintshire CH5, UK 12 August 1942

Flying accident Cat AC 12-8-42

Crashed Hawarden, Deeside, Flintshire CH5, UK 18 November 1942

Flying accident Cat AC 18-11-42

Struck Off Charge SOC Hawarden, Deeside, Flintshire CH5, UK 12 December 1942

Struck Off Charge.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 February 2016 09:02:01 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations
Sources

Spitfire Production List.

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2016 14:36:34 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Spitfire Production List.

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