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    Default Kittyhawk IV FX613, Eugene Eric Adams (moved)

    Hi to everybody

    I'm new in the forum, I apologize if I ask my question here.
    I seek information on a Kittyhawk IV FX613, shot down in february 1944, the pilot was Eugene Eric Adams, does anyone have any information or pictures of the plane or pilot?
    Thanks for the help

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    Hello, and Welcome,

    FX613 discussed here: http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=33132 - I can only add the following:

    Appendix II - SAAF fighter pilots who are known (or are believed) to have flown operationally with SAAF, Commonwealth or Allied fighter squadrons, 1939-45.

    ADAMS, Lt E. E. 205989V. Score 0-1-0. 5 Sqdn - 30.12.42 - 14-2-44 PoW.

    See:
    Springbok Fighter Victory SAAF Fighter Operations 1939 - 1945. Volume 1 - East Africa - 1940 - 1941.
    Schoeman,Michael.
    Nelspruit:Freeworld Publications,2002.
    p.146.

    and...

    Monday, 19 April 1943.

    British Claims:

    5 SAAF Sqn - Lt E. E. Adams - Kittyhawk I ET961 'V' - Ju 52/3m - probable - Cap Bon, W Ras el Drek - 0700.

    See:
    A History of the Mediterranean Air War 1940 - 1945 - Volume Three: Tunisia and the end in Africa November 1942 - May 1943.
    Shores,Christopher et al.
    London:Grub Street,2016.
    pp. 506-12 (510).

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 2nd February 2017 at 08:39.

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