Supermarine Spitfire ER970 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.
39 MU 6-Dec-42
222 MU 8-Dec-42
Loaded aboard SS Hamble VI 20-Dec-42
Shipped to Gibraltar 13-Jan-43
Assigned to 5FS 52FG 12AF.
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 | Major | pilot | 52nd Fighter Group
Pilot Spitfire/P-39, assigned to 5th FS, 52nd FG, 8th AF. Served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam.
||Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, UK
Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.
||13 January 1943
Assigned to 5FS, 52FG, 12AF USAAF.
||Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport (CZL), Constantine, Algeria
||28 January 1943
Landing accident Telergma ALG Cat 4 damage, pilot Lt George A Zientowski, 28-Jan-43.
5FS 52FG 12AF.