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Hurricane IIC LA137 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane IIC LA137

Lost on operations FE, lost 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

Sent to Far East. Lost on operations SOC Dt:1944-03-10 Units: FE More information in: Databases

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  10 Mar 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  LA137
Unit  11 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Tulihal Country  India
Aircrew details Fg Offr David Price BOWIE* (137299)
Details 13.10-15.10 Two aircraft strafed commn THAYETKON and NABA JN. Bowie's aircraft was hit twice in the engine by .5 MG fire either at Naba or indaw. Bowie was observed by another pilot flying alongside undoing his sutton harness in prep for baling out. The pilot last saw the aircraft crash at SG9755 and burst into flames. no sign of parachute. Bowie is reported as missing

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