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Hurricane KZ933 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane KZ933



Accident in forward area sortie, killed. Spun into ground during message drop 2m E of Mowdok ,261 Sqn lost 1943-12-22 More information in: RAFCommands.com 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  22 Dec 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  KZ933
Unit  261 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chiringa Country  
Aircrew details Sgt Glyn HANKINS*(1577648)
Details Accident in forward area sortie, killed. Spun into ground during message drop 2m E of Mowdok. 1510-1615 Sgt Dixon, P/O Zahid and Sgt Hankins took off to drop parcels. Sgt Hankins executed a steep turn, went into a spin, partially recovered and spun again into the ground. His aircraft burst into flames ammunition exploded. no doubt about his death
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