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Hurricane BM947 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane BM947

Accident. Caught fire in the air and crash landed at DUm Dum ,135 Sqn lost 1943-01-07 More information in: Databases

Block 6, Hawker Aircraft Ltd., RR Merlin XX. 24 July 1941 to 18 Mar 1942 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  07 Jan 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  BM947
Unit  135 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Dum Dum Country  Burma
Aircrew details Fg Offr Malcolm Arthur McRAE* (400817)
Details He was ferrying an aircraft from the Red Road and on landing at Dum Dum, his machine caught fire on landing. A great loss to the squadron. Funeral took place at British Cemetary Calcutta on the 9th. Wreaths from officers, mother and fiance Casuality File with NAA
Source HurricanesOverArakan

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hurricane BM947

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerMalcolm Arthur McRAE (400817) Hurricane BM947   1943-01-07 IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter

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