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Hurricane BN582 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane BN582

Stalled at low altitude and crashed 2.5m from DumDum ,79 Sqn lost 1942-12-03 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  03 Dec 42 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  BN582
Unit  79 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Kanchrapara Country  India
Aircrew details F Sgt Lawrence Keith DAY(404924)
Details Stalled at low altitude and crashed 2.5m from DumDum. 1019Hrs Multiple fractures and burns . Hurricane Crashed when making run in on Army Cooperation Exercise. Buried Bhawanipore Cemetary. Coop exercise on army Gun Post 6m W of Dum Dum. Map Ref Bengal QY1894. F Sgt D B Perry was wingman. Sgt Day did a stall turn on completion of the attack. Next his aircraft was burning on ground. Form765c at

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