Hurricane II HV874 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com
Hurricane II HV874
Stalled off turn and crashed, also reported as HW874. Pilot a possibility ,21 FC lost 1944-03-25 More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases
Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry
|Date of Crash || 25 Mar 44 ||Aircraft Name ||Hurricane II ||Serial Number ||HV874 |
|Unit ||21 FC ||Operating Airfield ||Mauripur ||Country |
|Aircrew details ||F Sgt William McInroy DALZIEL* |
|Details|| Stalled off turn and crashed, also reported as HW874. [21FC]. F Sgt Dalzeiel , while airtesting a Hurricane aircraft for 317 MU went into a spin at 1200 feet and crashed without recovering. He was killed instantaneously and the aircraft is a write off.|
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|Hawker Hurricane Queries||Hi
Continuing with the Hurricane theme can anyone please give me any information about these - some conflicting information regarding these serials.
[B]N2334 or P2812[/B] - any details welcome please on which aircraft Sgt Pyne was flying believed to be one of these two in May 1940 when shot down?.
[B][B]Z2394[/B] - [/B]a Malta aircraft but apparently lost on the 14th February 1943 is this date correct and if not what was the aircraft's real Fate?.[B]
Z3554[/B] - history of this aircraft is confusing it's listed as Malta, 73, 134, I have also seen it mentioned as with 250 and the OADU it is mentioned as
(reported as ditched off Sicillian coast 27th June 1941 en route Malta Sgt D R O'R Sherburne ok) is this correct as I have it listed as SOC 27th October 1944.
[B]BE495 [/B]- 245 Squadron, is mentioned as engine cut at night and abandoned over Andover, Hampshire 31st July 1942 crashing at St.Mary Bourne but is also listed as force-landing at Friston on the 19th August 1942 with P/O C L Gotch so clearly not the same aircraft, any clues on this?.
[B]BN126 [/B]- missing presumed shot down by Bf.109 near El Alamein 30th August 1942 pilot Sgt J F J Montgomery but also listed as collided with Hurricane BN359which is correct?.
[B]HV874 or HW874[/B] - spun into the ground at Mauripur, India 25th March 1944 which one is correct?.
[B]LD102 or LD182[/B] - crashed during manufacturer test flight 16th July 1943 which is correct? aircraft was repaired.
Information intended for future use in a possible book regarding production histories of Langley Hurricanes so greatly received. ....Read More.||Autogiro on 8th August 2016 09:53:50|