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Hurricane II HV405 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II HV405



Force landed near Indin after air combat damage ,79 Sqn lost 1943-02-13 More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

Block 7, Hawker Aircraft Ltd., RR Merlin XX. 17 Mar 1942 to 23 Nov 1942 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  13 Feb 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  HV405
Unit  79 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chittagong Country  Burma
Aircrew details Plt Offr Roger Landsborough North(404828)
Details Force landed near Indin after air combat damage. 1234Hrs Blue and Green sections off to beatup train at CHAUNGNE. Some huts shot up. Sgt North was shot up by an Army 01 on the way back to base and finally forcelanded on beach near INDIN. Pilot was unhurt and and was well looked after by a tank unit nearby who took him later to MAUNGDAW
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