Database :: Aircraft Serials :: Aircraft Losses

Hurricane IIB BG876 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane IIB BG876



From a formation of four Hurricanes engaging enemy bombers. Last seen in air combat over Rangoon - did not return ,135 Sqn lost 1942-02-23 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

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  23 Feb 42 Aircraft Name  Hurricane II Serial Number  BG876
Unit  135 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Mingaladon Country  Burma
Aircrew details Flt Lt Edward James WATSON* (81374)
Details From a formation of four Hurricanes engaging enemy bombers. Last seen in air combat over Rangoon - did not return. Late afternoon sortie.
Source Bloody Shambles

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hurricane II BG876

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight LieutenantEdward James WATSON (81374) Hurricane IIB BG876 1942-02-26135 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial


The URL for this page is Here is a Clickable Link