Spitfire Supermarine EF679 Mk Vc, Built at Westland.
39 MU 26-May-43
47 MU 6-Jun-43 Packing Depot
Loaded aboard SS 707 10-Jun-43
Shipped to Casablanca 29-Jun-43
Ferry Flight NW Africa
Assigned to 2FS, 52FG 12AF USAAF 1-Oct-43
Lost Off Marina di Pisa, Italy 24-Jan-44. Pilot Lt Clyde S Cleveland. MACR 2202.
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...
Military | Second Lieutenant | 52nd Fighter Group
||Yeovil, Somerset, UK
Built at Westland.
||1 October 1943
Assigned to 2FS, 52FG 12AF USAAF 1-Oct-43.
||3 miles Off Marina di Pisa, Province of Pisa, Italy
||24 January 1944
Engine failure, A/C abandoned. Lost Off Marina di Pisa, Italy 24-Jan-44. Pilot 2nd Lt Clyde S Cleveland POW. MACR 2202.