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Hurricane BN159 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane BN159

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  10 May 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  BN159
Unit  146 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Feni Country  
Aircrew details WO H L Aston
Details 1700Hrs, 8 ac took off to escort Blenheims of 11 Squadron to attack Buthidaung. However cancelled after taken off. While landing back Ashton collided with Blast wall when launding through a faulty brake. Pilot unhurt, but aircraft damaged.

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