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Hurricane II HV427 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II HV427



air combat Damaged Safe ,135 Sqn lost 1943-03-14 More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

Engine cut on take off from Monywa. Crashed landed soon after. aircraft 'D' . about 1650 Hours ,60 Sqn lost 1945-03-28 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  14 Mar 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  HV427
Unit  135 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Hove Country  Burma
Aircrew details Sgt Roy William EDGE(1312872)
Details Formation of 8 Huricanes was jumped by 10-12 Army 01s. Engagement took place at Maungdaw at about 12.45 hours when the formation split up and dogfight ensued.. Found himself being a target for 01s. Threw off his attackers and made base safely. Aircraft was riddled with bullet holes, including strikes in gravity tank and petrol tank and explosive bullet lodged in ammunition chamber.
Source NF-HOA
Date of Crash  28 Mar 45 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  HV427
Unit  60 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Monywa Country  Burma
Aircrew details WO J B Routledge
Details Engine cut on take off from Monywa. Crashed landed soon after. aircraft 'D' . about 1650 Hours
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