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Hurricane II  LB737 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane II  LB737

28 Sqn, 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. SOC Dt:1944-04-07 Units: 28 Sqn More information in: Databases

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 07 Apr 44 Aircraft Name Hurricane IIC Serial Number LB737
Unit 28 Sqdn Operating Airfield Imphal Country
Aircrew details F Sgt Kenneth Alfred Edward DRAYCOTT*
Details Tac R Sortie of Kohima Road to Jessami. went in low to shoot up mules misjudged pull out. immediately called up to say he damaged his wing and headed for base. He could not get sufficient height out of the valley and radiator temp was high. He baled out at 1000 feet agl. The parachute opened for 500 feet of descent and he landed in jungle. subsequent sortie did not find the chute. RE9552. More at AB reports LB737 . Orig HV737

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hurricane IIC LB737

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantKenneth Alfred Edward DRAYCOTT (1385688) Hurricane II LB737   1944-04-0728 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial

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