LZ820

Supermarine Spitfire LZ820 Mk Vc, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.
9 MU 5-Apr-43
82 MU 15-Apr-43 Packing Depot
Loaded aboard SS Empire Barrie 2-May-43
Shipped to Casablanca 17-May-43
Assigned to 4FS 52FG 12AF USAAF May-43
Ran low on fuel, performed wheels up landing Borgataro Italy 19-Dec-43. Pilot Lt John Whittle Massey POW. MACR 1598.
SOC 29-Feb-44.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter

Events

Event Location Date Description

Manufactured

Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, UK Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory.

Assigned

Calvi, France Assigned to 4FS 52FG 12AF USAAF May-43.

Crashed

Borgotaro La Ghina, 43043 Borgo Val di Taro PR, Italy 1943-12-19 Ran low on fuel, performed wheels up landing Borgataro Italy 19-Dec-43. Pilot Lt John Whittle Massey POW. MACR 1598.

Other

Struck Off Charge SOC

Calvi, France 1944-02-29 Struck Off Charge 29-Feb-44.