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Hurricane KZ494 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane KZ494


Shot up on night sortie. one bullet thru starboard side engine panel , cutting oil pressure and temperature wires and entered reserve tank. Splinters injured pilot. aircraft made it back to base, but DBR ,134 Sqn lost 1944-02-11 More information in: RAFCommands.com 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  11 Feb 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  KZ494
Unit  134 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Hay Country  
Aircrew details F Sgt C R Miller(130642? (?))
Details Shot up on night sortie. one bullet thru starboard side engine panel , cutting oil pressure and temperature wires and entered reserve tank. Splinters injured pilot. aircraft made it back to base, but DBR. Pilot boughtit back half blinded with petrol and wound in the right leg through splinters.
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