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Hurricane I  L1613 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane I  L1613

Block 1, Hawker Aircraft Ltd. 15 Dec 37 - 6 Oct 1939 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  12 Feb 40 Aircraft Name  Hurricane I Serial Number  L1613
Unit  87 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  France
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1826Sergeant Pilot P F H Thurgar: killed; aircraft accident, Plechatel, Hurricane L1613, 87 Squadron, 12 February 1940.C16471256

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hurricane I L1613

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantPercy Frederick Harold THURGAR (580293) Pilot Hurricane I L1613  AIR81/1826 1940-02-1287 Sqdn AIR27 FranceRennes Eastern Communal Cemete

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UK Collisions Late 1939 Early 1940Just to avoid any other Google searches ending up here in error 25.4.40 Hurricane I L2013 605 Sqn 6 m W of Thurso, Caithness Coll Sgt. Robert Marwick Mainland #566410 bailed out to low and was killed [url][/url] 25.4.40 Hurricane I N2352 (believed) 605 Sqn 6 m W of Thurso, Caithness Coll P/O Christopher Frederick "Bunny" Currant # 43367 Landed OK As for Sergeant ( Pilot ) Percy Frederick Harold Thurgar #580293 he was Killed with 87 Sqn in France on 12 February 1940 he was flying Hurricane L1613 and crashed due to bad weather conditions near Plechatel, Ile-et-Vilaine. Apparently he was trying to force land in bad weather (snow and fog) and hit a tree at around 4 pm So I was completely off base with that one ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 30th July 2018 03:25:59

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