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Hurricane BN692 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane BN692

Spun into ground during aerobatics Kanchrapara. No burial location ,79 Sqn lost 1942-11-07 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  07 Nov 42 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  BN692
Unit  79 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Kanchrapara Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt Charles Henry BARTON*(1111461)
Details Spun into ground during aerobatics Kanchrapara. No burial location. 1553 Hrs, Sgt Barton took off for formation flying practice with Fg Offr Bowes. At 1640 Hrs, whilst doing aerobatics, Sgt Barton was seen to go into a spin. He crashed at map reference QT4630 and was killed instantly. Aircraft was a write off.

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