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Date of Crash: 29 Feb 44 Aircraft Type: Hurricane IID Serial Number:  Unit: 20 Sqdn
Pilot details: Plt Offr Harry B Date(R116660)Source: 
Details: Aircraft was hit by small arms fire while attacking target 10 miles S of MINBYA. Bullet passed through his lung, liver and peritoneum before lodging in his arm. It was a notable feat of endurance which enabled Plt Offr Date to fly for 35 mins before belly landing in our lines at Chota MAUNGHNAMA. Plt Offr Date is alive but listed as D.I. Repatriated to UK later and awarded DFC , Aircraft A

 

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