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Hurricane II HW429 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II HW429



Ran out of fuel and overturned in forced landing 3m W of Sulam ,135 Sqn lost 1943-07-31 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  31 Jul 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  HW429
Unit  135 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Yelahanka Country  India
Aircrew details Sqn Ldr Charles Philip Nelson NEWMAN(41453)
Details Belonged to 34 Squadron undergoing conversion. He lost himself while on aerobatics. Unable to get a home bearing. Ran out of fuel and overturned in forced landing 3m W of Sulam. Aircraft was a write off as it caught fire but pilot was not hurt.
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