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W8853

Master

Miles Master W8853, assigned to 37BS, 17BG, 12th AF USAAF.

Service

Places

  • Ibsley

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1940-41 as a fighter base satellite for RAF Middle Wallop, Ibsley opened in 1941 when incomplete. It eventually had three concrete runways, 18 hardstandings plus 18 double pen dispersals, and two Bellman plus 12 blister hangars, after...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Ibsley, Ringwood, Hampshire BH24, UK 9 November 1942

Taxiing accident RAF Ibsley Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Robert George Beaton, 9-Nov-42.

37BS 17BG 12AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 February 2016 13:35:30 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, description, events, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbaat.asp?theAT=Master

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