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 Hurricane BN674



possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN674 of the SLAIS (India), which crashed in a forced landing near Ranchi following an engine failure.RAFCommands ,SLAIS lost 1944-12-01 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  01 Dec 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  BN674
Unit  SLAIS Operating Airfield  Ranchi Country  India
Aircrew details F Sgt Booth
Details Hurricane IIC, BN674 of the SLAIS (India), which crashed in a forced landing near Ranchi following an engine failure.RAFCommands
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