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Hurricane BN869 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane BN869

Collided with Lib FL911.. Overshot landing ,30 Sqn lost 1943-07-17 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  17 Jul 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  BN869
Unit  30 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Ratmalana Country  Ceylon
Aircrew details
Details Collided with Lib FL911 of 160 Sqn during fighter affiliation.. Overshot landing . The liberator landed safely with a damaged wingtip while the Hurricane force landed in a swamp about 500 yards to the NE of the landing ground. The pilot escaped serious injury (84 Sqn ORB)

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