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Hurricane BN479 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane BN479

2 Sqn IAF , 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:1945-11-08 Units: 2 Sqn IAF More information in: Databases

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  04 Feb 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  BN479
Unit  79 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chittagong Country  
Aircrew details Sgt Evans
Details 1417Hrs - When over target, White 2 had trouble, While attacking trucks at MYINGAN, his starboard guns flew off, and one of them got wedged into the rudder. After great difficulty, he managed to land at Chittagong at 1730hrs, Aircraft is Cat 2. Pilot was recommended for Command mention.

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