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Date of Crash: 28 Aug 42 Aircraft Type: Hurricane Serial Number:  Unit: 79 Sqdn
Pilot details: Fg Offr Roy David May(402204)Source: 
Details: Fg offr May and Plt Offr Gray took off on a ht climb test at 0646 hrs. At about 20000 ft, May had his hose pipe connection burst over Calcutta. he managed to make base OK, but unfortunately two aircraft were taking off just as he was turning in to land downwind and had to make a wheels up landing just off the runway. May was unhurt, but aircraft was classed as Cat 2. Time of Crash Landing 0750

 
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