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Hurricane BN388 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane BN388



Air Combat Rathedaung - Shot down killed ,136 Sqn lost 1943-03-15 More information in: RAFCommands.com 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  15 Mar 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  BN388
Unit  136 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chittagong Country  Burma
Aircrew details Plt Offr Frederick John PICKARD* (130323)
Details Air Combat Rathedaung - Shot down killed. Four aircraft led by Sqdn Ldr A W A Bayne along with 8 ac of 607 sqn escorted 12 Blenheims to Hawalagyan. After bombing, a formation of 01 fighters intercepted and in the ensuing battle, Pickard and Decruyenaere were missing. Along with two pilots of 607 Squadron
Source NF-HOA


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