spit_Ia

Spitfire

aircraft production

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Serial Mark c/n Fac Eng History
NN488Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 9-10-44 880S 2-45 Heavy landing port oleo pushed through stubplane 8-8-45 (S/L GH Scott)
NN489Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 3-10-44 760S Lee-on-Solent collided with Proctor 20-12-45 (S/L AD Smith)
NN490Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 5-10-44 879S 3-45 Hook hit rounddown jammed up into barrier Attacker 19-4-45 (S/L WTS Buchan) [4FW Dekhelia Egypt]
NN491Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 12-10-44 761S Henstridge 5-44 Tested RNARY Coimbatore 13-7-45
NN492Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 13-10-44 807S 4-45 to 7-45 761S Henstridge 12-44 Landed with flat port tyre nosed up 2-6-45 (S/L NH Lawrence) engine failure force-landed 25-9-45 (S/L JS Oxon) AHU Abbotsinch 8-47
NN493Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 15-10-44 761S Henstridge 2-45 u/c collapsed 30-4-45 (Mid LR Bailey) Gosport 8-45 794S Eglinton 10-45 to 1-46 718S Eglinton 10-46 794S Eglinton 13-11-46 Stalled landed on soft grass overturned 28-11-46 (Lt D Robertson)
NN494Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 15-10-44 16FP ferry broke cloud in snowstorm crashed fire burnt front of fuselage Grange Hall Farm nr Carstairs Cat E 15-11-44 (F/O WBL Milton USA ATA killed)
NN495Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 20-10-44 33MU 28-10-44 879S 2-45 Caught No.8 wire hit barrier pecked Attacker 21-4-45 (S/L HC Vane) [4FW Dekhelia Egypt]
NN496Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 14-10-44 761S Henstridge 2-45 to 4-45 748S St.Merryn 11-45
NN497Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 18-10-44 766S Rattray ('I6J') Acceptance check Eglinton 19-2-46 to 4-46
NN498Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 17-10-44 759S Yeovilton dived into ground 2m W of Henstridge Cat ZZ 30-1-46 (S/L FC Eccles killed)
NN499Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 18-10-44 768S Easthaven 1-46
NN500Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 19-10-44 VAHP Wd and CoG 1-11-44 807S ('D5O') 761S Henstridge damaged port oleo landing 15-3-45 (S/L GR Todd) 794S Eglinton failed to respond to throttle overshot swung to stbd to avoid going over cliff 2-7-45 (S/L CB Wells)
NN501Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 20-10-44 761S Henstridge 4-45 to 7-45 Swung to stbd overcorrected 13-4-45 (S/L H Phillips)
NN502Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 27-10-44 718S Henstridge 4-45 761S Henstridge 4-45 Dropped port wing port u/c torn off 11-5-45 (S/L H Phillips) 794S Eglinton 1-46 Ship pitching port oleo collapsed landing Implacable 27-2-47 (Lt A Davidson) Gosport 4-49
NN503Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 24-10-44 761S Henstridge ('G2B') 4-45 u/c not fully down 28-8-45 (Lt WM O'Connell) Tested Eglinton 11-45 Maydown 2-11-45 Eglinton 2-46
NN504Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 25-10-44 Donibristle 5-2-45 880S 3-45 801S taxied into stationary lorry damaged stbd wing 11-4-45 (S/L ML Coates) RNARY Clappenburg Bay 7-45 Trincomalee 7-45 SOC Donibristle 5-4-48 RSP
NN505Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 25-10-44 761S Henstridge 3-45 to 8-45 Prop taxied into by NN528 20-3-45 [879S HMS Attacker]
NN506Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 28-10-44 761S Henstridge 4-45 to 11-45 Taxied into tail of stationary NN444 13-4-45 (S/L JF Cutler) Ran off runway ground looped collapsing port oleo 16-4-45 (S/L J Abel)
NN507Seafire IIICOAM55LIII RNDA 24-10-44 1PATP Southport 1-45 794S Eglinton 801S caught wire into barrier damaged prop Implacable 8-7-45 (S/L S Dowle) 894S ('148/S') port u/c broke off ldg Indefatigable 28-7-45 (S/L JA Marriott of 887 Sqn) 794S Eglinton 3-46
NN508Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 25-10-44 809S 3-45 to 7-45 Tail oleo smashed when stopped by arrester wire Stalker Cat LX 16-3-45 (S/L J Birtle) Belfast to FP Donibristle 12-6-45 794S Eglinton 3-46
NN509Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 24-10-44 Tested FAP1 Pityilu 12-7-45
NN510Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 28-10-44 801S 2-45 to 5-45 736S St.Merryn while stationary taxied into by Master AZ601 16-3-45
NN511Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 30-10-44 RNARY Donibristle to Abbotsinch 9-3-45
NN512Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 29-10-44 807S bounced caught No.9 wire into barrier Hunter Cat ZZ 2-3-45 (S/L CE Johnson)
NN513Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 31-10-44 801S wire broke into barrier nosed up Implacable 11-8-45 (S/L NT Culling)
NN514Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 31-10-44 Cleave to Lee-on-Solent 21-11-44 880S 2-45 to 5-45 700S Worthy Down/Middle Wallop 2-45 to 1-46 794S Eglinton 1-46
NN515Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 31-10-44 801S 5-3-45 807S bounced heavily caught wire u/c collapsed 13-3-45 (S/L F Logie RNZN) Bounced into barrier Hunter 15-3-45 (L/C AF Slaney) 802S from 5-45 Collided NN579 on runway Ayr 18-7-45 (S/L J Pullen)
NN516Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 31-10-44 33MU to 15MU 22-12-44 [or NN518?] 761S Henstridge dived in off turn at 8000ft BU 2m SE of Abbotsbury Cat ZZ 27-5-45 (Mid WI Owen killed)
NN517Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 31-10-44 807S bounced caught No.4 wire u/c collapsed damaged stbd wing prop and engine Hunter Cat X 13-3-45 (S/L F Logie)
NN518Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 31-10-44 33MU to 15MU 22 12-44 [or NN516?] 809S 1-45
NN519Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 31-10-44 700S Worthy Down 1-45
NN520Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 30-10-44 894S Indefatigable floated into barrier Cat Y 28-12-44 (S/L RC Kay) Trincomalee 7-45
NN521Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 31-10-44 894S caught wire buckled fuselage Cat ZZ 24-1-45 (S/L F Hockley) Rebuilt? 880S 3-45 Hook pulled out on trickle wire into barrier Implacable Cat LY 14-6-45 (S/L GS Thomson) 803S Arbroath 8-45
NN522Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 31-10-44 RNARY Coimbatore 809S 12-44 Being towed tailwheel into hole Katukurunda 28-3-45 (S/L TA Trotter) 880S 6-45 Returning from Ramrod floated into barrier Implacable 24-7-45 (Lt WF Griffith)
NN523Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 7-11-44 761S Heristridge 2-45 to 10-45 Hit tree on takeoff lack of power Code 2 27-2-45 (S/L RAH Beaton) Fast landing port oleo collapsed 18-3-45 (S/L FA Leaver) Yeovilton store stbd tyre burst on takeoff 30-5-46 (Mid WL Greaves)
NN524Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 22-11-44 718S Eglinton 10-45 794S Eglinton 13-11-46 Lost power on takeoff landed wheels-up to avoid overshoot 28-11-46 (Lt JR Carder) Evanton store to AHU Arbroath 24-4-47
NN525Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 9-11-44 801S 3-45 880S 4-45 to 6-45 Oleo leg bent landing Implacable 5-4-45 (L/C RM Crosley)
NN526Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 13-11-44 761S Henstridge 4-45 to 8-45 Tested Eglinton 11-45 to 3-46
NN527Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 3-11-44 Eastleigh to 39MU 21-11-44 761S Henstridge ('G5M') 3-45 Taxied into lorry 4-9-45 (S/L FT Latimer-Jones) 760S Lee-on-Solent ('X') 27-11-45 to 12-45 748S St.Merryn 1-46 Crail to RNARY Donibristle 1-3-46
NN528Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 15-11-44 805S Machrihanish 761S Henstridge wingtip hit prop of stationary NN505 20-3-45 (S/L FT Jones) 794S St.Merryn/Eglinton 6-45 to 4-46 BUT 883S Arbroath 10-45
NN542Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 14-11-44 880S 2-45 to 4-45
NN543Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 24-11-44 761S Henstridge 1-45 to 11-45 Port tyre deflated in flight nosed up landing 23-3-45 (S/L P O'Neill) Wingtip hit NN523 and/or PR154 10-10-45 (S/L ML Hancock) 759S Yeovilton 2-46
NN544Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 10-11-44 Eglinton to Maydown 19-10-45 to 9-11-45
NN545Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 27-11-44 Lee-on-Solent to Gosport ('GP9L') 24-4-45 (771 Sqn?)
NN546Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 16-11-44 761S Henstridge 2-45 to 3-45 794S St. Merryn/Eglinton 6-45 to 6-46 Arbroath to Donibristle 26-4-47 To Aeronavale
NN547Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 24-11-44 761S Henstridge heavy landing burst tyre nosed up 12-3-45 (S/L JT Francis) Heavy landing u/c damaged belly landed 14-8-45 (S/L PJ Payne) 767S Easthaven/Milltown 5-46 Hood blew off on being closed 10-1-47 (S/L JK Maclean-Gilbert) Port wheel came off when u/c lowered 6-2-47 (Lt JL Joly) Ailerons jammed precautionary landing 22-4-47 (Lt JE Bullen)
NN548Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 30-11-44 RDU Culham to Belfast 28-11-45
NN549Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 24-11-44 880S 7-45 to 8-45
NN550Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 27-11-44 761S Henstridge bounced port wing stalled cartwheeled to rest 28-1-45 (S/L D Mansell RNZN)
NN551Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 1-12-44 761S Henstridge 1-45 to 3-45 Tail taxied into by NF498 Cat LX 3-2-45 (S/L RH Bateman) 794S Eglinton 6-45 to 3-46
NN552Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 28-11-44 Eastleigh to 33MU 30-11-44 RNARY Coimbatore
NN553Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 28-11-44 761S Henstridge 3-45 engine failure force-landed wheels up 20-8-45 (S/L AW Sewell RNZN)
NN554Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 27-11-44 761S Henstridge 5-45 718S Henstridge ('G3P') 7-45 759S Yeovilton 2-46
NN555Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 29-11-44 RNARY Coimbatore Chaser to 801S Implacable 6-8-45 880S 8-45
NN556Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 28-11-44 1PATP Southport 2-45 RNARY Coimbatore
NN557Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 2-12-44 880S floated into barrier Implacable 9-8-45 (Lt S Dowle)
NN558Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 30-11-44 761S Henstridge 3-45 to 7-45 Tested Yeovilton 19-3-46 Tested Eglinton 3-47 767S Milltown stalled on approach 7-5-47 (S/L A Neal)
NN559Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 1-12-44 1PATP Southport 2-45 RNARY Coimbatore Stretton to 772S Burscough ('O9B') 8-3-46
NN560Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 4-12-44 761S Henstridge 2-45 to 3-45
NN561Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 1-12-44 761S Henstridge 2-45 Engine cutting force-landed burnt out 9-7-45 (S/L JW Dobbie RNZN OK)
NN562Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 5-12-44 880S 6-45
NN563Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 5-12-44 761S Henstridge 3-45 Stalled landing 27-7-45 (S/L F Hercliffe) Lee-on-Solent to Hawarden 6-7-45
NN564Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 5-12-44
NN565Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 1-12-44 761S Henstridge 3-45 to 7-45
NN566Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 6-12-44 803S Arbroath 8-45 768S Easthaven burst tyre ran off runway 5-3-46 (S/L RA Reid)
NN567Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 7-12-44 802S from 5-45 to 7-45 806S Port oleo collapsed Machrihanish 23-8-45 (S/L EJ Beange RNZN) 794S Eglinton 12-45 to 3-46
NN568Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 2-12-44 761S Henstridge ('G1E') 2-45 to 12-45 Tyre burst prop and u/c damaged Cat LQ 7-2-45 (Lt IML Banyard of 718 Sqn) 759S Yeovilton bounced stalled in from 20ft 22-2-46 (L/C DG Russell)
NN569Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 16-12-44 802S from 5-45 to 6-45
NN570Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 4-1-45 Tested FP Donibristle 6-6-45 805S ('K') stbd u/c failed to lock down collapsed landing stbd wing damaged Machrihanish 15-7-45 (Lt RAD Watts) 748S St.Merryn 1-46 Taxying ran on to grass on nose 4-2-46 (L/C JFO Willcox) To GI as A505 On Gosport dump 4-49
NN571Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 19-12-44 761S Henstridge 3-45 to 9-45 759S Yeovilton 2-46 to 3-46 767S Easthaven bounced into barrier 4-3-46 (Lt JE Bullen) 771S Gosport ('GP9C') 7-46
NN572Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 5-1-45 801S 3-45 761S Henstridge 3-45 to 7-45 759S Yeovilton 2-46
NN573Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 9-1-45 Attd SAAFS accident Code 3 29-3-45 Ponam to 880S 21-6-45 801S 11-9-45 Taxying down slope ran off track on nose Coimbatore 18-9-45 (S/L DW Howe) 794S Eglinton 1-46
NN574Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 4-1-45 39MU 5-1-45 ATA Kirkbride 27-3-45 802S 7-45 803S Arbroath 7-45 to 8-45 Machrihanish to Burscough 25-3-46 Yeovilton 3-4-46
NN575Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 11-1-45 787S Tangmere 3-45 778S Arbroath to 708S Gosport 18-5-45 to 8-45 794S Eglinton 2-46 to 3-46
NN576Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 8-1-45 803S Arbroath ('F') 7-45 759S Yeovilton 2-46 Eglinton 7-3-46 Anthorn 3-46
NN577Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 5-1-45 759S Eglinton ('Y5G')
NN578Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 8-1-45 761S Henstridge u/c failure controlled landing on stbd oleo 2-3-45 (Lt JCS Wright) Taxied into by NN463 31-7-45 (S/L TM Sutcliffe RNZN)
NN579Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 10-1-45 AHU Donibristle to Abbotsinch 9-3-45 802S from 5-45 Collided with NN515 taxying on runway Ayr 18-7-45
NN580Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 4-1-45 FAP1 Pityilu 16-6-45 880S 7-45
NN581Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 10-1-45 761S Henstridge 4-45 759S Yeovilton 19-12-45 to 3-46 RDU Anthorn 4-46
NN582Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 9-1-45 778S Arbroath 5-45 805S Machrihanish 7-45 883S 20-9-45 to 11-45 Pecked landing Arbroath 1-10-45 (S/L EW Ryan) 794S Eglinton 12-45
NN583Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 7-1-45 39MU 8-1-45 805S Machrihanish 7-45 883S run into by PX926 Nutts Corner 29-11-45
NN584Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 22-1-45 894S Avenger escort to Kisarazu airfield 30m S of Tokyo shot tail off A6M and damaged another Odaki Bay 0545 tyre burst landing tipped on nose Indefatigable 15-8-45 (S/L RC Kay)
NN585Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 25-1-45 Donisbristle store 23/28-4-45 To 802S 5-45 to 7-45 761S Henstridge ('G4F') 794S Eglinton 11-45 to 3-46 To GI as A511
NN586Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 12-1-45 787S Tangmere 13-3-45 805S Machrihanish 807S 7-45 883S Arbroath ('P') 9-45 to 10-45 SOC 5-4-48
NN599Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 18-1-45 899S HMS Khedive ('KP') 894S Indefatigable hit by flak Toba N of Nagdya Bay Japan Cat ZZ 30-7-45 (S/L JD Alexander RNZN killed)
NN600Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 5-1-45 802S from 5-45 to 7-45 806S Machrihanish collided with NN132 beating up fishing vessel wings hit and fell off disintegrated on hitting sea SSE of Pladd Point W coast of Scotland Cat ZZ 8-10-45 (S/L PL Norton killed)
NN601Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 22-1-45 Tested Donibristle 3-3-45 39MU to ATA Cosford 12-4-45 Tested Donibristle 29-6-45 to 1-7-45 805S Machrihanish 7-45 883S ('B') 20-9-45 to 11-45 FP Belfast left peritrack taxying in strong wind nosed up in soft ground 29-1-46 (S/L D Forrest) RDU Anthorn taxied into GPO lorry on peritrack 2-9-46 (L/C RC Pearson)
NN602Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 6-1-45 Tested Donibristle 27-2-45 to 1-3-45 and 17/24-3-45 Donisbristle store 5-6-45 803S Arbroath ('J') 15-6-45 883S ('J') 18-9-45 Left runway into soft ground on nose Nutts Corner 9-11-45 (S/L EL Danley)
NN603Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 9-1-45 AHU Donibristle to Arbroath 1-5-45 759S Yeovilton 2-46
NN604Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 12-1-45 AHU Donibristle 802S from 5-45 Bird strike on low level flight 13-7-45 (S/L RP Hypher) 806S u/c not locked down collapsed landing Machrihanish 2-9-45 (S/L GD York) RDU Store Donibristle Anthorn 14-1-48 To Aeronavale 15-1-48
NN605Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 18-1-45 39MU 20-1-45 Kirkbride hit by NN607 while stationary 27-2-45
NN606Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 18-1-45 FP Donibristle to 803S Arbroath 12-6-45 Port wing dropped and touched runway 20-6-45 (Lt JW Logan RCN)
NN607Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 17-1-45 33MU 18-1-45 To Kirkbride collided stationary NN605 taxying out of dispersal after arrival Cat Ac 27-2-45 (T/O DD Reid ATA OK) 805S Machrihanish 7-45
NN608Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 17-1-45 Banknown to 880S 13-5-45 894 Sqn? ('P6Y') force-landed u/c collapsed [no date]
NN609Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 23-1-45 Tested Donibristle 30-6-45 to 1-7-45 [790S Dale?] ('P3N') 805S stalled onto rough ground u/c damaged Machrihanish 4-9-45 (S/L DP Harrison) Tested Eglinton 4-47 AHU Arbroath 9-5-47 To Aeronavale
NN610Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 19-1-45 TAIU Clark Field Phillipines 5-45 (flown by Mjr P Nelson-Gracie RM) Aircrew Pool Ponam ADDLs swung off runway overturned Cat ZZ 27-7-45 (S/L R Keeley DoI 29-7-45)
NN611Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 22-1-45 TAIU Clark Field Phillipines 5-45 to 6-45 (flown by Mjr P Nelson-Gracie RM)
NN612Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 23-1-45 Tested Donibristle 28-6-45 805S Machrihanish 3-7-45 to 8-45 883S swung during landing u/c collapsed 27-9-45 (S/L RG McCluskey)
NN613Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 6-2-45 880S 4-45 Struck rounddown crashed Implacable Cat ZZ 14-6-45 (Lt IML Banyard OK)
NN614Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 29-1-45 748S St.Merryn 12-45 to 1-46 Belfast to Arbroath 15-5-47 Lossiemouth 16-5-47 767S Milltown heavy landing skidded 9-6-47 (Lt JDP Tiarks)
NN615Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 1-2-45 1PATP Southport 4-45 RNARY Coimbatore
NN616Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 9-2-45 39MU 10-2-45 Cardiff 12-4-45 757S Tambaram 10-45
NN617Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 7-2-45 880S 4-45 to 8-45
NN618Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 1-2-45 39MU 2-2-45 718S Henstridge 22-4-45 Being homed flew into ground 2m NE of Wincanton Cat ZZ 20-6-45 (S/L RA Mackenzie killed)
NN619Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 8-2-45 RNARY Coimbatore
NN620Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 9-2-45 To Aeronavale
NN621Seafire IIICOAM55FRIII RNDA 7-2-45 33MU to ATA Cosford 10-3-45 880S ('115/N') 3-45 to 9-45
NN622Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 6-2-45 880S Hit barrier Implacable 30-4-45 (S/L P Arkell) RDU Culham to Belfast 5-12-45
NN623Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 13-2-45 Donibristle 10-4-45 rtp 18-3-48 Donibristle 19-3-48 Lee-on-Solent To Aeronavale as spares 15-6-48
NN624Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 6-2-45 880S 3-45 to 7-45 Brake failure ran into NN456 13-4-45 (S/L ED Pye) 801S taxied into mock-up of crash tender Schofields 16-11-45 (Lt KV Newton)
NN625Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 20-2-45 1PATP Southport 4-45 Tested RNARY Coimbatore 5-8-45 Tested TAMY1 Archerfield 13-10-45 887S stbd u/c collapsed landing Schofields 10-12-45 (S/L EO Atkin)
NN626Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 8-2-45 39MU 9-2-45 76MU 23-3-45 1PATP Southport 4-45 RNARY Coimbatore Tested TAMY1 Archerfield 5-9-45
NN627Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 15-2-45 1PATP Southport 4-45 894S bounced on after lift struck barrier Implacable 20-11-45 (S/L CB Erl)
NN628Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 15-2-45 718S Henstridge('G3Q')/Ballyhalbert Hit lorry on taxiway 1-10-45 (S/L AD Henderson)
NN629Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 28-2-45 879S No.3 wire parted end of wire struck aircraft Attacker 3-8-45 (S/L J Morley) To Trincomalee 8-45
NN630Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 10-2-45 39MU 21-2-45 Tambaram Tyre burst landing 29-8-45 (S/L GK Todd) AHU Abbotsinch test crashed in grounds of Southern General Hospital Glasgow 16-2-47 (Lt AJ Crawford killed)
NN631Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 28-2-45 39MU 29-2-45 718S Henstridge('G3T')/ Ballyhalbert 23-4-45 Fighter recce navigation cross country appeared to dive under power crashed 3m SE of Carrickmore Co. Tyrone Cat ZZ 10-10-45 (S/L JS Hornby RNZN killed)
NN632Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 23-2-45 RNARY Coimbatore Ferry test RNARY Donibrisde 10-6-48
NN633Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 14-2-45 RNARY Coimbatore landed wheels-up 3-8-45 (Lt WD Winterbottom) Cochin 10-45
NN634Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 15-2-45 52MU 7-4-45 741S St.Merryn taxied into workmen in dispersal 21-3-47 (L/C JF Rankin) SOC 5-4-48
NN635Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 27-2-45 794S Eglinton 11-45 Blown to stbd hit soft ground nosed up 21-1-46 (Lt DA Manuel) Test flight hook broke in dive pilot knocked unconscious 12-8-46 (Lt BW Mead RCN)
NN636Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 9-2-45 At 1FP Yeovilton 12-6-46
NN637Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 27-2-45 794S Eglinton 2-46 to 4-46
NN638Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 26-2-45 Tested Donibristle 22-6-45 805S Machrihanish 7-45 883S 20-9-45 to 11-45 Overshot nosed up 26-9-45 (S/L DA Wardrope)
NN639Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 26-2-45 33MU 27-2-45 Arbroath 3-46
NN640Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 11-2-45 76MU 5-4-45 SOC 5-4-48
NN641Seafire IIICOAM55RNDA 27-2-45 748S St.Merryn 12-45 to 1-46 To Aeronavale
NN660SpitefulSuperPrototype FF 30-6-44 J Quill crashed 13-9-44 killing test pilot Frank Furlong
NN664SpitefulSuperPrototype FF 8-1-45
NN667SpitefulSuperPrototype Boscombe Down 27-3-46 carbon monoxide cockpit contamination tests engine and maint appraisal
NS487Seafire XVSuperGVIProto FXV 12-43 A frame hook sting hook later CRD Contract not to he counted on RAF Returns AAEE 25-2-44 proto appraisal eng and maintenance. wts and CG load. trials with 30gal slipper tank also 45gal plus 1x250lb and 1x500lb bombs 778S Crail 18-3-44 DL trials 21/27-3-44 Hawarden (arrester gear installed) 39MU to Lee-on-Solent 4-4-44 778S dett Machrihanish to RAE 17-4-44 (catapult and arrester gear trials CI accelerator tests) Accident during trials VA High Post 20-6-44 RAE 25-8-44 (arrester gear) Machrihanish 26-8-44 778S Arbroath 28-8-44 (arrester gear) RAE 29-8-44 VA Worthy Down 8-44 778S Arbroath 29-9-44 (accelerator sting hook throttle calibration) A Flt RAE 9-10-44 778S Arbroath 14-10-44 Into barrier Pretoria Castle Cat Xc 17-10-44 (Lt JF Underwood)
NS490Seafire XVSuperGVIProto FXV 6-44 A frame hook sting hook later VA Worthy Down to RAE 19-3-44 VA Worthy Down 21-3-44 778S tailwheel caught wire fuselage damaged tail oleo being forced Cat X2 1-6-44 Lt JF Underwood) VA High Post to RAE 6-7-44 (arrester gear) A Sqn AAEE 22-7-44 (comparative trials with SR448 with two types of rudder spinning and cooling also arrester gear fitted tailwheel arrester guard tail para and rudder horn guard) 778S Arbroath 10-44 VA High Post to 778S Arbroath (via Farnborough) 18-11-44 (ADDLs) 778BS Pretoria Castle 20/24-11-44 (DL trials) RAE 11-44 VA High Post to C Sqn AAEE 15-12-44 to 4-45
NS493Seafire XVSuperGVIProto FXV 6-44 A Sqn AAEE 10-6-44 (level speeds and positional error CO contamination tests engineering and maintenance aftmost CG Reduced area rear fuselage tear drop sliding hood with locking device no IFF) Rotol Staverton (performance with 4-blade prop) 787S Wittering from 9-44 to 10-44 VA High Post to 787S Wittering/Tangmere/Westhampnen 9-45 VA High Post 11-10-45 Cv by Westland to Seafire FXVII prototype ff 1945 RAE 787S West Raynham 5-46 to 6-46
NX879Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL635) Presentation aircraft 'Salatiga' Cv AST Hamble 10-2-43 897S Lee-on-Solent 20-3-43 to 4-43 (as BL635) 897S 8-43 Abbotsinch flaps failed to operate ran into mud bent prop Cat X 9-11-43 (S/L DGG Clapham)
NX880Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL260) Colerne Cv AST Hamble 10-2-43 897S Lee-on-Solent 20-3-43 (as BL260) Overran no flaps and little brake pressure Cat Z 13-4-43 (S/L WH Neilson OK)
NX881Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL521) Cv AST Hamble 17-2-43 809S Stretton 30-4-43 to 6-43 761S Henstridge 11-43 Port oleo collapsed landing nosed up 11-2-44 (Lt B Wiseberg) 736S St.Merryn 6-44 715S St.Merryn 17-8-44 to 10-44
NX882Seafire IbASTM45(ex AD421) Cv AST Hamble Merlin 46 installed 17-2-43 Stretton 18-4-43 897S 6-43 to 7-43 842S from 30-7-43 to 2-44 768S Abbotsinch prop tips damaged Cat X 15-3-44 (S/L P Henderson) Hook pulled out into barrier Argus Cat Y2 18-3-44 (S/L GC Shelley) 761S Henstridge 7-44 Stalled on approach both oleos broke off Cat ZZ 22-2-45 (S/L VE Gale)
NX883Seafire IbASTM45(ex W3212) Presentation aircraft 'Gawdex' Cv AST Hamble 17-2-43 897S Lee-on-Solent 23-4-43 to 5-43 748S St.Merryn 7-43 to 8-43 AST Hamble mods 16-4-43 761S Henstridge 4-44 759S Yeovilton 10-44 768S Ravager 3-45 to 4-45 759S Yeovilton 3-44 to 12-44
NX884Seafire IbPPM45(ex AD517) Cv P&P South Marston 12-10-42 33MU RNDA 14-2-43 Stretton 22-4-43 897S 5-43 to 6-43 748S St.Merryn 6-43 to 12-43 Nosed over on rough ground Cat S 3-10-43 (Lt DJ Demus) 759S Yeovilton 4-44 to 12-44 Tyre burst swung off runway nosed over Cat X 11-4-44 (L/C WE Davis) Nosed over on soft ground 12-8-44 (Lt JO Rowbottom)
NX885Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL726) Cv AST Hamble 13-2-43 Stretton 7-4-43 787S Wittering 10-43 Stbd brake failed ran off track prop damaged Burscough Cat S 10-8-44 (S/L JD Buchanan) [787Y Flt 6-44 to 10-44] 761S Henstridge 12-44
NX886Seafire IbASTM45(ex BM596) Cv AST Hamble 15-2-43 897S Lee-on-Solent 23-4-43 (as BM596) 879S from 4-43 to 5-43 748S St.Merryn 6-43 Lost power after takeoff force-landed Cat Z 20-10-43 (S/L CA Mallett)
NX887Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB933) Cv AST Hamble 13-2-43 Designated FIc Lee-on-Solent 18-4-43 761S Henstridge 10-43 Loss of oil force-landed Cat Z1 7-8-44 (S/L CA West OK)
NX888Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL931) 6MU RNDA 1-3-42 Lee-on-Solent 7-3-42 (GI for maintenance personnel) At Yeovilton 11-42 33MU 16-11-42 RNDA 11-3-43 Cv AST Hamble 897S Lee-on-Solent 4-4-43 to 7-43 778B Flt Pretoria Castle 8-43 Charlton Horethorne 7-9-44
NX889Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB902) Cv AST Hamble 16-2-43 879S Stretton 30-4-43 Heavy landing Cat Y 5-5-43 (L/C IF Voller) (AST?) Hamble to Lee-on-Solent 11-7-43 736S St.Merryn 9-43 Collided NX890 on affiliation with USN PB4Y-1 baled out into sea 21/2m NW of Padstow Cat Z 24-10-43 (Lt H Morrison RNZN OK)
NX890Seafire IbASTM45(ex AD582) Cv AST Hamble 18-2-43 879S Stretton 7-5-43 736S St.Merryn ('AC-C') 9-43 Collided with NX889 on affiliation with USN PB4Y-1 into sea 21/2m NW of Padstow Cat Z 24-10-43 (S/L PJG Broad killed) BUT S of AC (ex 736 Sqn) practice attacks on US Navy PB4Y-1 Liberator ('0') which went out of control taking violent evasive action crashed into sea caught fire immediately all crew lost 10-9-42 (Lt T Winstanley)
NX891Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL593) Cv AST Hamble 19-2-43 879S Stretton 1-5-43 to 6-43 736S St.Merryn 9-43 715S St.Merryn 17-8-44 to 12-44 Retd RAF 12-44
NX892Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB908) Cv AST Hamble 21-2-43 897S Stretton 19-4-43 Stalled landing St.Merryn 28-5-43 (S/L AB Foley RNZN) CRO Belfast (Short and Harland) Cat B repairs to port locking unit 4-8-43 842S Fencer 5-8-43 761S Henstridge 10-43 to 11-44
NX893Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL546) Cv AST Hamble 1-2-43 897S Lee-on-Solent 25-4-43 to 6-43 778S Crail/Arbroath 8-43 to 2-45 [778B Flt Pretoria Castle on 11-12-43] 748S Dale/St.Merryn 7-45 Nosed over into ditch taxying in strong wind 16-10-45 (L/C JWW Baker)
NX894Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL529) Cv AST Hamble 27-2-43 Lee-on-Solent 19-4-43 761S Henstridge 10-43 to 5-44 798S Lee-on-Solent 6-45
NX895Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL301) Cv AST Hamble 10-3-43 AHU Stretton 7-5-43 759S Yeovilton ('Y1O') u/c collapsed 7-1-44 (S/L PG Adams) 761S Henstridge 4-44 to 2-45 798S Lee-on-Solent 5-45 to 6-45
NX896Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL750) RNDA 10-3-43 Cv Lee-on-Solent 897S 7-5-43 to 6-43 748S St.Merryn/Henstridge/Yeovilton 8-43 to 4-44 759S Yeovilton 7-44 Taxied into stationary Wildcat FN144 Cat X1 27-8-44 (S/L AJ Hayman) Landed wheels-up Cat X2 14-10-44 (Mid JA Spencer) 761S Henstridge 12-44
NX897Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL373) RNDA 21-1-43 Cv AST Hamble Machrihanish 31-5-43 ros 13-5-43 842S from 30-7-43 to 8-43 768S Machrihanish/Ayr/Abbotsinch 7-43 Into barrier Argus Cat X1 17-3-44 (S/L JG Barrett) Into barrier Argus 5-4-44 (S/L CAW Bethway) Into barrier Ravager badly damaged 11-8-44 (S/L DT Challick RNlN) 759S Yeovilton 9-44 761S Henstridge 10-44 to 1-45
NX898Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL958 was to be EP169) Cv AST Hamble 14-3-43 801S 1943 736S landed u/c jammed up Cat Y 20-7-43 (L/C RE Gardner) 761S Henstridge 10-43 to 7-44 Overran nosed up Cat X 4-11-43 (S/L GE Thomas) Port wing hit ground Cat Y1 10-2-44 (S/L EJ Dunton)
NX899Seafire IbASTM45(ex AD387) Presentation aircraft 'North Star' Cv AST Hamble 14-3-43 809S Stretton 14-5-43 Hydraulic failure u/c collapsed on landing Cat Y 29-6-43 (S/L AJ Houston) 801S ('U') 9-43 Bounced caught wire bounced again stbd u/c through wing Furious Cat X1 4-11-43 (S/L LD Wilkinson) DLT Furious port u/c would not lower wheels-up landing Hatston Cat X1 2-1-44 (S/L A Robson) Bf109 dest and 2 damaged Stadlandet Norway 11-2-44 Hit rounddown tailwheel knocked off 10-3-44 (both S/L LD Wilkinson) 759S Yeovilton 8-44 Tyre burst landing on nose 5-9-44 (S/L CM Miseldine) 761S Henstridge 12-44
NX900Seafire IbASTM45(ex BM625) Cv AST Hamble 26-11-42 809S Stretton 14-5-43 to 6-43 761S Henstridge 8-43 to 3-45 Taxied into traffic lights damaged prop 9-11-44 (S/L IA Pools) ALSO 808S 4-44 to 5-44
NX901Seafire IbASTM45(ex BM377) Cv AST Hamble 26-11-42 897S Lee-on-Solent 14-5-43 to 6-43 809S 7-43 736S St.Merryn 3-44 715S St.Merryn 17-8-44 to 10-44
NX902Seafire IbASTM45(ex AD358) Cv AST Hamble 15-3-43 Machrihanish 31-5-43 736S St.Merryn 7-44 Lee-on-Solent ferry swung to port stbd oleo collapsed Cat LX 1-3-45 (Lt DC Coates)
NX903Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL495) Cv AST Hamble 17-3-43 809S Stretton 14-5-43 to 6-43 801S 12-43 tailwheel broke off fuselage wrinkled 10-3-44 (S/L DM Gunson) ATA White Waltham to ATA Whitchurch 20-6-44 761S Henstridge 30-6-44 to 2-45
NX904Seafire IbASTM45(ex AD579) RNDA 12-3-43 Cv 879S Stretton 31-5-43 to 6-43 759S Yeovilton 9-43 to 10-43 736S St.Merryn 10-43 715S St.Merryn 17-8-44 to 10-44 Retd RAF 1-45
NX905Seafire IbASTM45(ex EN825) Cv AST Hamble 17-3-43 RNDA Donisbristle store 31-5-43 816S into barrier Tracker 2-9-43 (S/L CB Taylor RNZN) 768S hit barrier Argus Cat Y1 8-2-44 (S/L JD Sturman) Hit barrier prop and port wheel fairing damaged Argus 8-2-44 (S/L D Yate RNZN)
NX906Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL493) Cv AST Hamble 17-3-43 748S St.Merryn u/c failed to lower Chivenor Cat Y 24-8-43 (Lt DC Coates) 759S Yeovilton 2-44 u/c broken wheels-up landing Cat X2 8-3-44 (S/L W Dobbins) 748S St.Merryn/Dale 8-44 After slow roll below 500ft went into ground at high speed 1m N of RAF Haverfordwest Cat ZZ 3-11-44 (Lt A Carradice killed)
NX907Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL414) RNDA 12-3-43 Cv To 46MU 736S St.Merryn 4-44 715S St.Merryn 17-8-44 to 10-44 790S Charlton Horethorne 3-45
NX908Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL986) RNDA 16-3-43 Cv 736S St.Merryn ('AC-A') 9-43 715S St.Merryn 17-8-44 to 10-44 Retd RAF 1-45
NX909Seafire IbASTM45(ex EN890) RNDA 16-3-43 Cv 879S Stretton 15-5-43 761S Henstridge 10-43 Ran off runway nosed up Cat X 7-12-43 (S/L DJ Edwards) Prop hit lorry 3-3-44 (Lt JE Bullen) On to grass taxying nosed up Cat S 24-3-44 (S/L CE Johnson) Belly-landed after u/c selector jammed Cat Y 3-7-44 (S/L PW Talbot)
NX910Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL420) Cv AST Hamble 21-3-43 Donisbristle store 31-5-43 761S Henstridge 10-43 to 12-43 Collided parked fire tender Cat X2 15-11-43 (S/L EHS Singleton) AST Hamble tested 14-5-44 761S Henstridge 25-5-44 to 6-44
NX911Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL983) Cv AST Hamble 21-3-43 Donisbristle store 11-6-43 842S from 30-7-43 842S fast approach damaged 8-10-43 (Lt A Sachnovsky) 761S Henstridge 2-44 Nosed up damaging prop Code 3 5-3-44 (S/L CL Jones) Port tyre burst onto grass nosed up 2-11-44 (S/L E Miller)
NX912Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL597) Cv AST Hamble 20-3-43 809S Stretton 14-5-43 to 6-43 761S Henstridge 7-43 to 12-44 Crashed after dropping port wing landing Cat Y 12-4-44 (Lt force-landed Haynes)
NX913Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL846) Cv AST Hamble 20-3-43 809S Stretton 20-5-43 761S Henstridge 5-43 Low approach hit tree 300yds from SW corner of airfield Cat Z 8-11-43 (S/L RF Ringrose killed)
NX914Seafire IbASTM45(ex AD580) Cv AST Hamble 11-4-43 Lee-on-Solent 20-5-43 DAWT Lee-on-Solent 7-43 768S Machrinanish/Ayr/Abbotsinch 8-43 Taxied into soft ground nosed over Ayr 14-1-44 (Lt J Melville) Into barrier Cat Y2 13-3-44 (S/L JH Kernahan) Fairing damaged on arrester wires 13-3-44 (S/L PG Adams) 761S Henstridge 7-44 759S fuel pump failure at 500ft after takeoff force-landed in field went through hedge and ditch Cat X2 15-9-44 (Mid WT Wheeldon OK)
NX915Seafire IbASTM45(ex AD567) Cv AST Hamble 8-4-43 VA Worthy Down 21-5-43 (weights and CG load of production aircraft) Hamble to 736S St.Merryn 29-5-43 715S St.Merryn 17-8-44 to 10-44 Retd RAF 12-44
NX916Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL675) Cv AST Hamble 8-4-43 AHU Stretton 5-43 761S Henstridge 6-43 Ran off runway nosed up 11-2-44 (S/L GH Brittain) force-landed bad visibility and fuel shortage Cat Y1 26-10-44 (Lt WJF Beever)
NX917Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB968) 761S Henstridge 5-43 to 1-44 engine failure force-landed Cat Y1 26-9-43 (Mid JS Fry) 759S Yeovilton on force-landed practice landed wheels-up Cat X2 20-3-44 (S/L JM Philp) ADDLs port u/c collapsed landing Charlton Horethorne 1-1-45 (Mid WT Wheeldon OK)
NX918Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB919) RNDA Cv 8-4-43 Lee-on-Solent store 20-5-43 748S St.Merryn 5-43 to 2-44 Hamble to 761S Henstridge 27-6-44 to 1-45
NX919Seafire IbASTM45(ex AD365) RNDA Cv 8-4-43 store Lee-on-Solent 20-5-43 879S Stretton 4-43 [sic] 809S 7-43 to 12-43 Floated into barrier Unicorn Cat Y 31-7-43 (Lt C Walker) 736S St.Merryn 3-44 715S St.Merryn 17-8-44 to 10-44 Retd RAF 12-44
NX920Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL855) Presentation aircraft 'Neils Ebbesen' RNDA 22-4-42 Lee-on-Solent store 20-5-43 761S Henstridge 5-43 to 10-43 Heavy landing Cat X 14-8-43 (S/L EA Law)
NX921Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL894) Cv AST Hamble 23-4-43 Stretton to 748S St.Merryn/Henstridge/Yeovilton 18-7-43 to 7-44 808S 4-44
NX922Seafire IbASTM45(ex AD566) Deld 15MU 22-4-43 Cv Lee-on-Solent store 20-5-43 879S Stretton 4-43 (sic) 761S Henstridge 5-43 Failed to level off landing Cat Z 22-6-44 (S/L R Taylor)
NX923Seafire IbASTM45(ex BM420) Deld 15MU 22-4-43 Cv Lee-on-Solent store 20-5-43 761S Henstridge 5-43 to 11-43 842S 7-43 768S Ayr/Abbotsinch ('C') 7-43 to 5-44 Tail dropped heavily Argus 8-1-44 (L/C AF Slaney)
NX924Seafire IbASTM45(ex BM580) Cv AST Hamble 23-4-43 736S St.Merryn ('AC-D') 9-43 force-landed u/c sheared wings and prop damaged Ty-Croes Stn Anglesey Cat Y 11-12-43 (Lt H Morrison RNZN slightly injured)
NX925Seafire IbASTM45(ex EN839) Cv AST Hamble 23-4-43 St.Merryn 31-5-43 897S 7-43 801S 10-43 885S 1-44 FP Donibristle 9-44 [? prefix and Mk] 748S St.Merryn 8-45 Stalled landing u/c collapsed 4-10-45 (S/L PL Vaughan)
NX926Seafire IbASTM45(ex AD274) Cv AST Hamble 9-5-43 Stretton 6-43 761S Henstridge 6-43 to 6-44 Heavy landing port oleo collapsed Cat X1 5-4-44 (Lt JWD Stephenson)
NX927Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL254) 879S Stretton 4-43 to 5-43 761S Henstridge 8-43 to 9-45 Heavy landing stbd u/c collapsed Cat X1 25-10-43 (L/C RA Richardson RNZN) Port tyre burst u/c collapsed Cat Y1 28-7-44 (S/L JH Brewer) Taxied into Spitfire P9556 2-8-44
NX928Seafire IbASTM45(ex BM631) Cv AST Hamble 5-5-43 RNDA 801S from 10-43 to 12-43 Heavy landing u/c and prop tips damaged Cat X1 3-11-43 (S/L RF Saxe) 768S 4-44 DLT fuselage buckled during normal landing Ravager Cat Y1 19-7-44 (Lt SJK Edwards) FP Donibristle 10-44