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Hurricane II HV662 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II HV662



air combat Damaged Safe ,79 Sqn lost 1943-05-04 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 May 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  HV662
Unit  79 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Hay and Lyon Country  Burma
Aircrew details Sgt C B Smith(J87603)
Details air combat Damaged Safe. Aircraft scrambled at 1530 . after aircombat two aircraft landed back . They were jumped at 17000 feet and damaged. both pilots OK. HV662 See entry for June 15
Source NF-HOA
Date of Crash  15 Jun 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  HV662
Unit  79 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Hay and Lyon Country  
Aircrew details Sgt D B Smith
Details At 0720 hours three sections took off to escort Bisley on recce to Arakan. Both sections laned at Chittagong to refuel for trip home. One aircraft was damaged, the other crashed on taking off. Pilot was okay. During the trip home one aircraft FL at Fenni owing to Glycol Leak and was a write off. Pilot was okay again. 1040-1140Hrs. May not be HV662 as it was reported flying later on
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