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Hurricane II HV586 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II HV586



Engine cut, force landed 5m N of Nagpur ,315 MU lost 1944-12-11 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  12 Apr 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  HV586
Unit  146 Sqdn Operating Airfield  St Thomas Mount Country  India
Aircrew details F Sgt Edward Richard GRIFFITHS(1334202)
Details While trying a new method of Peeling off before landing, Griffith was so engrossed he forgot tolower undercarraige . Aircraft was lightly damaged belly landing. no injuries to the pilot.
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Date of Crash  15 Feb 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  HV586
Unit  79 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chittagong Country  
Aircrew details Flt Lt Mason
Details 0944hrs take off. Red1 Belly landed at 1045Hrs, Flt Lt Mason's starboard wheel got unlatched in a dive of 360mph. swinging out to a 30 degree angle with the mainplane. Pilot was unhurt.
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Date of Crash  11 Dec 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  HV586
Unit  315 MU Operating Airfield   Country  India
Aircrew details
Details Engine cut, force landed 5m N of Nagpur
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