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Hurricane XII JS223 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane XII JS223


1155 Hrs F/Sgt Hilton and Flt Lt Scott (As his weaver) set out on photo recce of Laugnchang-Bathedaung area. On return flight attacked by two O1s. Hilton was killed by a full deflection shot in the head and legs, the aircraft crashing near Kyaukpandu. F/Lt Scott landed back at Bawlibazar 1245 Hours. Hilton was posthumously appointed to a commission wef 24 Oct 42 ,28 Sqn lost 1943-01-22 More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

Block 6/C, CCF Canada, Packard Merlin 28. 1942 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  22 Jan 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIB Serial Number  JS223
Unit  28 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Maungdaw Country  Burma
Aircrew details F Sgt John Robert HILTON* (139815)
Details 1155 Hrs F/Sgt Hilton and Flt Lt Scott (As his weaver) set out on photo recce of Laugnchang-Bathedaung area. On return flight attacked by two O1s. Hilton was killed by a full deflection shot in the head and legs, the aircraft crashing near Kyaukpandu. F/Lt Scott landed back at Bawlibazar 1245 Hours. Hilton was posthumously appointed to a commission wef 24 Oct 42
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Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hurricane IIB JS223

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerJohn Robert HILTON (139815) Pilot Hurricane XII JS223   1943-01-2228 Sqdn AIR27 MyanmarTaukkyan War Cemetery


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