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Hurricane II HV419 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II HV419



air combat Damaged Safe Over Dohazari ,146 Sqn lost 1943-05-02 More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

Taxied into a stationary HV419 . Ac left behind later SOC ,2 Sqdn IAF lost 1944-08-04 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  04 Aug 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  HV419
Unit  2 Sqdn IAF Operating Airfield  Ahmedabad Country  India
Aircrew details Fg Offr H K Bose(2348)
Details Taxied into a stationary HV419 . Ac left behind later SOC
Source RIAFDB
Date of Crash  02 May 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  HV419
Unit  146 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chittagong Country  Burma
Aircrew details Fg Offr James M Cranstone(405520)
Details air combat Damaged Safe Over 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. Cranston and Kromfield engaged enemy aircraft. Cranstone was shot at from behind and dmaaged to Cat 2 level. Escaped diving from cloud layer and went to home.
Source NF-HOA


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