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 Hurricane II HV606



E/Trouble Destroyed POW. FL near Mayu river ,67 Sqn lost 1943-05-28 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  28 May 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  HV606
Unit  67 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chittagong Country  Burma
Aircrew details Plt Offr James Marshall DRAKE*(J16899)
TBD
Details 1205-1305Hrs. He made an emergency wheels up landing at Kanyingyarna, Burma witnessed by three other 67 sqn pilots. Drake climbed out and retrieved maps and rations and walked away from the a/c. Pilot was later captured by the Japanese and taken POW. Sadly he died in captivity on 26-12-44 and was buried at Taukkan War Cemetery, Rangoon, Burma. ORB: FL owing to eninge torouble fourmiles S of MIN KYUN island. he was uninured and was seen by other pilots to collect his map and desert kit from aircraft before walking away. grounded ac was shot up by section leader in a later sortie.
Source NF-HOA

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