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EN900

Spitfire

Supermarine Spifire EN900 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircaft Factory.
Delivered to No 37 MU 10-5-42, assigned to 154S 12-6-42, Cat AC on Op's 18-7-42, ROS,
334th FS USAAF 7-12-42, to Scottish Aviation 1-8-44, assigned to 1696 Flt 24-11-44, sold scrap J.Dale 8-7-48.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 495th Fighter Training Group

    495th Fighter Training Group

    Group
    The 495th Fighter Training Group, which operated in England from December 1943, trained P-47 Thunderbolt pilots. These pilots, who had received the basic training in the USA would be assigned to a training group to practise ETO operational procedures...

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

  • 334th Fighter Squadron

    334th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 334th Fighter Squadron was the successor to No. 71 Eagle squadron of the Royal Air Force when the 4th Fighter Group was activated on 12 September 1942. They were based at Debden Field, Essex. The "Fighting Eagles" as they were called, flew...

  • 356th Service Squadron

People

  • Robert Hulse

    Military | First Lieutenant | 361st Fighter Group

Places

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, UK May 1942

Built at Castle Bromwich Aircaft Factory.

Delivered Burtonwood, Warrington, UK 10 May 1942

Delivered to No 37 MU 10-5-42.

Assigned Churchstanton, Taunton, Somerset TA3, UK 12 June 1942

Assigned to 154 Sqn 12-6-42.

Combat damage 18 July 1942

Cat AC damage on Op's 18-7-42.

Repair On Site ROS Churchstanton, Taunton, Somerset TA3, UK 19 July 1942 – 15 September 1942

Repair On Site.

Assigned Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 7 December 1942

Assigned to 334th FS, 4th FG, 8th AF USAAF 7-12-42.

Crashed Atcham, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK 1 March 1944

Taxiing accident Atcham/Sta 342 Cat 3, pilot 1st Lt Robert F Hulse, 356SerS 495FTG 8AF, 1-3-44.

Factory repairs Prestwick, South Ayrshire, UK 1 August 1944 – 23 November 1944

To Scottish Aviation 1-8-44.

Assigned Warboys, Cambridgeshire, UK 24 November 1944

Assigned to 1696 Bomber (Defence) Training Flight 24-11-44.

Sold 4 Scrap England, UK 8 July 1948

Sold for scrap J.Dale 8-7-48.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 September 2015 21:40:44 Al_Skiff Changes to events, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Spitfire Production List.
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=EN900

Date Contributor Update
18 September 2015 21:30:23 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Spitfire Production List.

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