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Hurricane IIB BG812 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane IIB BG812



Spun into ground Barascat 146 Sqn, lost More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

Block 4/G , Gloster Aircraft Limited , RR Merlin XX - Sept 1941 - Dec 1941 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Sent to Far East. Spun into ground Barascat SOC Dt:1943-03-08 Units: 146 Sqn More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  08 Mar 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIB Serial Number  BG812
Unit  146 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Alipore Country  India
Aircrew details Lt Cecil ROWE*(102195V)
Details Spun into ground at Barasat. Aircraft had disintengrated - Lt Rowe took off at 1505 hours to do local cloud flying and did nto return. Parts of unk aircraft found near Barasat at about2100 hours around a big hole in the ground. Aircraft disintegrated and evidence suggests that it spun in at high speed. Finally identified as Rowes based on suome gun parts. Pilot reported as Missing believed killed. No signficant remains. Confiremd as killed on 12.3.43. some remains recovered
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