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Hurricane IIB AP898 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane IIB AP898

Hit tree while attacking ground target, Hparabyin ,261 Sqn lost 1943-07-21 More information in: Databases

Block 1/A , The Austin Motor Company. RR Merlin XX , 1941, To Russia More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  21 Jul 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane II Serial Number  AP898
Unit  261 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chittagong Country  
Aircrew details Flt Lt Peter RATHIE* (88467)
Details Hit tree while attacking ground target, Hparabyin. Six aircraft attack at 0930 hrs on bashas at Hparabyin. During teh attack. Rathi was seen to hit a tree and crashed in flames.

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