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Hurricane II HV418 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II HV418



Returned form sortie - pranged at end of strip after misjudging. aircraft CAT2 ,28 Sqn lost 1943-11-01 More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

air combat Destroyed KIA Over Dohazari. Missing presumed shot down ,146 Sqn lost 1943-05-02 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  02 May 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  HV418
Unit  146 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chittagong Country  Burma
Aircrew details Fg Offr John Alan HENDERSON* (102617)
Details air combat Destroyed KIA Over Dohazari. Missing presumed shot down.. Reported as missing after an engagament NE of Dohazari. Five aircraft scrambled at 0743 hours and another five aircraft at 0745 hours to intercept an enemy raid. first formation flying line abreast at 24000 feet N of Dohaari saw 15 army 01 and 10 bombers 15 miles away flying eAst. Formation attacked the e/a. After the melee Henderson was not seen again. His wreckage and some bone fragments identified on 6th May and classified as Killed
Source NF-HOA
Date of Crash  01 Nov 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIB Serial Number  HV418
Unit  28 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Imphal Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt Nigel SINCLAIR-HILL(771974)
Details Returned form sortie - pranged at end of strip after misjudging. aircraft CAT2
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