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Hurricane II HW231 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane II HW231

Brakes failed on landing, overshot into ditch ,261 Sqn lost 1943-11-05 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  05 Nov 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  HW231
Unit  261 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chiringa Country  
Aircrew details Fg Offr J R BRAIN
Details 1730Hrs, returned fro a 12ac escort mission for Vengeances over Akyab. Brakes failed on landing, overshot into ditch. with slight damage to undercarraige and repair

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