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Hurricane KZ448 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane KZ448

Abandoned in spin 7m N of minneriya ,17 Sqn lost 1944-03-10 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  10 Mar 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  KZ448
Unit  17 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Minneriya Country  India
Aircrew details Flt Lt Buchan
Details Squadron balbo airborne at 0830 hours. Buchan spin 5m N of aerodrome from 10000feet. baled out at 2000 feet. Parachute caught ina tree and saved him ffrom nasty bump. aicraft total write off. Abandoned in spin 7m N of minneriya

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