Aircraft Photo of PL983 | Supermarine 365 Spitfire PR11 | UK - Air Force | #432818
Registration / Serial:PL983
Aircraft Original Type:Supermarine Spitfire
Aircraft Generic Type:Supermarine Spitfire / Seafire
Aircraft Version:Supermarine 365 Spitfire PR11
Licence-built by:Vickers-Armstrong
C/n (msn):6S/583723
Operator Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Old WardenMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGTH   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
Event:Shuttleworth Military Pageant 1971
Photo Date:25 July 1971
Photo by:Terry Dann
Photo ID: 432818
Photo Comment

In use as a static "Gate Guardian" at the Shuttleworth Collection. Ex-US Air Attaché as NC74138. Acquired by Shuttleworth in 1950. Restoration to flight commenced in 1975 and registered as G-PRXI in June 1983. Crashed at Rouen, France on 4 June 2001 but subsequently rebuilt and based at Duxford in 2022.

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