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 Mohawk III BK585



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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  25 Nov 42 Aircraft Name  Mohawk IV Serial Number  BK585
Unit  5 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Dinjan Country  India
Aircrew details Plt Offr Nicholas MacDonald BEYTS(110028)
Details Having completed a scramble over base and landing at base swung to the right and ground looped on his port oleo leg. Damage was caused to the wing tip, the mainplane adjescent to the wing tip. Main tyre ahd burstand wheel disintegrated causing port oleo leg to burst through top surface of main plane. BEYTS was uninjured
Source ORB


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