W3264

Supermarine Spitfire W3264 Mk Vb, Const #1730, Built at Eastleigh.
FF 31-5-41, Delivered to No 6 MU 2-6-41, assigned to 92 Sqn 23-6-41, Cat CB on Ops 25-6-41, to Air Service Training 2-7-41, assigned to 5th FS 52 PG 8th AF USAAF 6-8-42, transferred to 332 Service Sqn 3-12-42, transferred to 345 Sqn 26-6-44, Taxied into concrete cover of gunpit and u/c collapsed Shoreham CE 30-7-44, SOC.

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Units served with

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

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Manufactured

Eastleigh, Hampshire, UK 31 May 1941 Built at Eastleigh. First flew 31-5-41.

Delivered

RAF Brize Norton, Bampton, Oxfordshire, UK 2 June 1941 Delivered to No 6 MU 2-6-41.

Assigned

London Biggin Hill Airport, Main Rd, Biggin Hill, Bromley, Kent TN16 3BH, UK 23 June 1941 Assigned to 92 Sqn 23-6-41.

Other

Combat damage

25 June 1941 Cat CB damage on Ops 25-6-41.

Other

Factory repair

Perth, Perth, Perth and Kinross, UK 2 July 1941 - 5 September 1941 To Air Service Training for repair 2-7-41.

Assigned

Eglinton, Londonderry, Derry BT47, UK 6 August 1942 Assigned to 5th FS 52 PG 8th AF USAAF 6-8-42.

Other

Transferred

Goxhill, Barrow-upon-Humber, North Lincolnshire DN19, UK 3 December 1942 Transferred to 332 Service Sqn 3-12-42.

Crashed

Atcham, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK 8 September 1943 Landing Accident Atcham/Sta 470, Cat 4, Pilot Lt Walter G Kis, 1st Gunnery Target Training Flight 8th AF, 8-9-43.

Other

Transferred

Dreux, France 26 June 1944 Transferred to 345 Sqn, A.41 Dreux 26-6-44.

Crashed

The Terminal Building, Shoreham Airport, Cecil Pashley Way, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex BN43 5FF, UK 30 July 1944 Taxied into concrete cover of gunpit and u/c collapsed Shoreham CE 30-7-44.

Other

Struck Off Charge SOC

The Terminal Building, Shoreham Airport, Cecil Pashley Way, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex BN43 5FF, UK 31 July 1944 Struck Off Charge.

Revisions

Date23 Sep 2015 09:38:47
ContributorAl_Skiff