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Hurricane KW770 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane KW770

Abandoned 1.5 m SE of Kuki ,34 Sqn lost 1944-03-22 More information in: Databases

Block 8, Hawker Aircraft Ltd., RR Merlin XX and 27. 20 Nov 1942 - 19 Apr 1943 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  22 Mar 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  KW770
Unit  34 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Palel Country  
Aircrew details Plt Offr R.E. Jackson
Details At 1415 six Hurricanes went to bomb and straffe Kuku SA3034. Abandoned 1.5 m SE of Kuki. WO HWH Kerbey pin pointed him and stated he was alright. Jackson returned to unit on 22 April after a month of trek through jungle. He landed in enemy terriotry in SA315325, evaded capture adn after many days of walking without food made contact with own troops.

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