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Hurricane I AG342 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane I AG342



Crashed at Paungbyin. F/L E G Pannel carried out an attack on a herd of cattle a quarter of mile south west of PAUNGBYIN. He told Thomson to do so likewise. THOMSON commenced his attack from 800 feet and continued firing almost to the ground and in trying to pull out the ac, mushed and skidded along the ground for 100 yards. The aircraft completely broken up and Thomson was thrown clear of the wreckage. Thomson was reported POW with facial injuries, broken arm and leg. . Confirmed in August 44 ,28 Sqn lost 1944-02-22 More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

Block 2/C, C.C.F. , Packard Merlin 28, June 1940 - April 1941 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  22 Feb 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIB Serial Number  AG342
Unit  28 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Imphal Country  India
Aircrew details Fg Offr Douglas Stuart THOMSON(47295)
Details Crashed at Paungbyin. F/L E G Pannel carried out an attack on a herd of cattle a quarter of mile south west of PAUNGBYIN. He told Thomson to do so likewise. THOMSON commenced his attack from 800 feet and continued firing almost to the ground and in trying to pull out the ac, mushed and skidded along the ground for 100 yards. The aircraft completely broken up and Thomson was thrown clear of the wreckage. Thomson was reported POW with facial injuries, broken arm and leg. . Confirmed in August 44
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