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Hurricane BM948 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane BM948

Abandoned after engine fire 2M N of Dum DUm ,607 Sqn lost 1943-08-07 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 Aug 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  BM948
Unit  607 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Dum Dum Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt Brian Joseph Bohane(405614)
Details Abandoned after engine fire 2M N of Dum Dum. Formation flight attempted. Aircraft developed in internal glycol leak and he attempted to forcelanded. His aircraft caught fire at 1000 feet and he was forced to bale out.

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