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Spitfire BM158

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model: Vb
factory: CBAF
engine: M46

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History:

39MU Starveall Farm 9-3-42 81S 'FL-Y' 17-5-42 ros 27-5-42 341S 10-11-42 350S 23-7-43 501S 11-1-44 FAAC 20-3-44 ros 63S 17-5-44 58OTU 22-3-45 to 5375M 18-7-45 5SoTT 29-11-45 SOC

* for acronyms please see Spitfire Production
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Pilots:

NameRankStatus
Tadeusz Bubes Sgt
W S LARGE FO kia
Jiri Manak Sqdn/Ldr ok
G R BULLION PO kia
G R BULLION PO kia
Douglas Franklin Husband F/S
Douglas Franklin Husband F/S
Douglas Franklin Husband F/S
Douglas Franklin Husband F/S
Douglas Franklin Husband F/S
Douglas Franklin Husband F/S
Douglas Franklin Husband F/S
Douglas Franklin Husband F/S
Douglas Franklin Husband F/S
Douglas Franklin Husband F/S
Douglas Franklin Husband F/S
Douglas Franklin Husband F/S
J R Chandler P/O
J R Baker Sgt
J R Baker Sgt
V C Parker Sgt
V C Parker Sgt
V C Parker Sgt
L Lowery Sgt
L Lowery Sgt
L Lowery Sgt
L Lowery Sgt
L G Bedford F/L
Peter John Anson P/O
Peter John Anson P/O
note: 'pilot to aircraft' linkage created via Pilot's page

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by: Peter Phelps Fatal mid-air collision 2016-11-13 14:53:48

On 27th May 1942, flown by Sgt Tadeusz Bubes (Polish), BM158 collided with BM467, FL-T, flown by P/O Robert Woodhead during mock combat training with cine gun cameras. P/O Woodhead crashed near Southend, fatally. Sgt. Bubes in his damaged Spitfire, with almost complete loss of aileron control managed to bring his aircraft back to base.
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