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 Hurricane BW931



Swung on take off from Imphal, u/c collapsed. Aircraft caught fire. Pilot badly burned - died of injuries later on 5th May 43 ,2 Sqdn IAF lost 1943-04-08 More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

Block 5/C, CCF Canada, Packard Merlin 28. 1941-1942 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  08 Apr 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIB Serial Number  BW931
Unit  2 Sqdn IAF Operating Airfield  Imphal Country  India
Aircrew details Fg Offr Kartar Singh Saund*(1664)
Details Swung on take off from Imphal, u/c collapsed. Aircraft caught fire. Pilot badly burned - died of injuries later on 5th May 43
Source RIAFDB

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Fg Offr K S Saund, died 5 May 1943, ImphalJagan, 2 IAF lost Hurricane II.B serial BW931 on 8-4-1943. Swung on take-off and undercarriage collapsed; destroyed by fire. Regards from Holland, Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 3rd April 2012 11:27:37
Fg Offr K S Saund, died 5 May 1943, Imphal[QUOTE=Henk Welting;74902]Jagan, 2 IAF lost Hurricane II.B serial BW931 on 8-4-1943. Swung on take-off and undercarriage collapsed; destroyed by fire. Regards from Holland, Henk.[/QUOTE] Thanks Henk.. sounds very much like it... ....Read More.Jagan on 4th April 2012 01:19:33


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