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Hurricane II HV815 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane II HV815

30 Sqn, lost 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

Sent to Far East. SOC Dt:1946-05-30 Units: 30 Sqn More information in: Databases

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  11 Nov 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  HV815
Unit  67 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chittagong Country  
Aircrew details WO Jeffrey Charles NORTON(400660)
Details Took off on a scramble at 0815 hours. after 4 min excessive vibration in ac. Attempted to make base, cut engine approached with wheels and flaps down. after finding runway obstructed, raised undercarriage and flaps and forcelanded on side of the runway. Burns on leg due to radiator forced up the fuselage. At 0840 hours, ac endeavoured to make a forced landing but due to runway not being clear and other aircraft landing at the same time, pilot made a crash landing. when the ac came to a standstill, WO Norton was seen to get out and appeared to be uninjured. It was later found he was suffering from slight burns due to radiator being forced up the fuselage. He was admitted to hospital.

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