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Hurricane BN474 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane BN474

79 Sqn, lost 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

Sent to Far East. SOC Dt:1900-01-00 Units: 79 Sqn More information in: Databases

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  15 Dec 42 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  BN474
Unit  79 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chittagong Country  India
Aircrew details Plt Offr R GRAY(404355)
Details Crash landed after being damaged in aircombat. 1120hrs take off to intercept an incoming raid. Chased by 01 fighters. His aircraft sustained 42 hits, some in the coolant system. He managed to come back to base.

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