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Hurricane IIB BG991 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane IIB BG991



KIA Air Combat over Chittagong. Crashed in sea ,135 Sqn lost 1942-12-10 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  10 Dec 42 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  BG991
Unit  135 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Dum Dum Country  Burma
Aircrew details Sgt John GOLDNEY* (567030)
Details Seven Hurricanes scrambled to intercept two formations of Army 97 bombers escorted by fighters attacking Chittagong. Air Combat over Chittagong. Failed to return . Two of the aircraft were seen by coast watchers to crash into sea at Sitapur and Double Moorings and thus presumed missing. Goldney very quit and tiring nature. Keen pilot
Source HurricanesOverArakan


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