Aircraft Photo of NH188 | Supermarine 361 Spitfire HF9C | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #42447
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:NH188
Military Code:AU-H
Aircraft Original Type:Supermarine Spitfire
Aircraft Generic Type:Supermarine Spitfire / Seafire
Aircraft Version:Supermarine 361 Spitfire HF9C
C/n (msn):CBAF.IX.2161
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Ottawa - RockcliffeMap
Region / Country:Ontario, Canada
Airport Codes:ICAO: CYRO   IATA: YRO   Local: CYRO   Other: -
Collection:Canada Aviation and Space Museum
 
Photo Date:20 September 2014
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 42447
Photo Comment

This Spitfire was built at Castle Bromwich in 1944 going on to fly with a Polish squadron and 416 Sqdn RCAF. It was damaged by AA fire around D-Day and stored by the RAF from late 1944 to 1946. Post-war it served with the Dutch and Belgians before being w/o in an accident in 1954. After restoration as a target-tug it was bought privately privately puchased and donated to the CASM in 1964.

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