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Hurricane IIB BG901 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane IIB BG901

Dived into ground during air test 18m NW of Dum Dum ,135 Sqn lost 1942-07-16 More information in: 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  16 Jul 42 Aircraft Name  Hurricane II Serial Number  BG901
Unit  135 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Dum Dum Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt Norman Henry ZAMEK*(1196372)
Details Dived into ground during air test 18m NW of Dum Dum. Spun into ground while testing aircraft at high speed and was instantly killed. The Aircraft being discovered in small bits. First casualty in squadron due to causes other than operations against the enemy

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