Supermarine Spitfire P8798 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.
38 MU 6-Jul-41
1 Civilian Repair Unit 20-Sep-41
2FS, 52FG, 8AF USAAF 22-Aug-42
Air Service Training 21-Oct-42
61 Operational Training Unit 26-Sep-43
Flying accident Cat CB damage 15-May-44
Air Service Training 25-May-44
Portsmouth Aviation 25-Sep-45
Struck Off Charge 27-Sep-45
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...
||Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, UK
Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.
||Eglinton, Londonderry, Derry BT47, UK
||22 August 1942
Transferred to 2FS, 52FG, 8AF USAAF 22-Aug-42.
||Bovington, Dorset, UK
||26 September 1942
Landing accident Stall/Spin RAF Bovington Cat 4 damage, pilot Lt Michael J Gordon, 26-Sep-42.
||Prestwick, South Ayrshire, UK
||21 October 1942
Air Service Training 21-Oct-42.