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Hurricane BN863 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane BN863

Stalled at low altitude Cr 8m SW of Jigargamha ,615 Sqn lost 1942-11-05 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  05 Nov 42 Aircraft Name  Hurricane II Serial Number  BN863
Unit  615 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Jessore Country  India
Aircrew details Fg Offr Albert Alexander HORVATH*(108635)
Details Stalled at low altitude Cr 8m SW of Jigargamha. Al HOrvarth took off with Flying Officer Falkner to do an army beat up, crashed on the Calcutta side of the town about 8 miles out and was killed. His aircraft was completely burnt out. Buried next day at Barrackpore.

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