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Hurricane BN676 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane BN676



Spun into Ground 1m E of Alipore, Buried back in USA ,17 Sqn lost 1942-11-05 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  05 Nov 42 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  BN676
Unit  17 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Alipore Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt Edmund Cheley HOFFMAN*(1803052)
Details Spun into Ground 1m E of Alipore, Buried back in USA. Returning from shadown firing and practice attacks in the afternoon, Sgt Hoffman crashed, east of Alipore and was killed. No cause found. Aircraft burnt out.
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