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Hurricane II HV723 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane II HV723

Hit by ground fire and crashed N of Akyab Island. ,67 Sqn lost 1943-08-12 More information in: 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 Aug 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  HV723
Unit  67 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chittagong Country  Burma
Aircrew details F Sgt Reginald Gordon MUGGLETON*(1258443)
Details Hit by ground fire and crashed N of Akyab Island. - 0515 One section set out to strafe two transport planes reported to be on Akyab airfield. No enemy ac seen, one of the machine s was hit by light AA over target area and was seen to crash at very high speed into MINGAN CHAUNG. It was observed that the aircraft was broken to pieces, was on fire and the engine and cockpit underwater. The pilot is believed to have been killed

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hurricane HV723

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantReginald Gordon MUGGLETON (1258443) Hurricane II HV723   1943-08-1267 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial

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