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Hurricane KZ909 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane KZ909

Engine caught fire, BL near Shikrapur range 42 Sqn,3 RFU lost 1945-06-05 More information in: Databases

Block 9, Hawker Aircraft Ltd., RR Merlin XX and 27. 18 Apr 1943 - 29 Sept 1943 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  05 Jun 45 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IV Serial Number  KZ909
Unit  3 RFU Operating Airfield  Poona Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt Wicks(1586366)
Details Engine caught fire, belly landed near Shikrapur range. Engine filed and caught fire while circlip holding inclined drive coupling broke, while carrying out exercises at Shikrapur. Succesful forced landing made, but aircraft burnt out

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