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Hurricane II LB998 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane II LB998

Lost power on sweep and belly landed ,42 Sqn lost 1944-11-23 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  23 Nov 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IV Serial Number  LB998
Unit  42 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Tulihal Country  
Aircrew details WO H J Spiller
Details Lost power on sweep and belly landed. 12 hurricanes airborne (0935) for a strike on any bypass bridges KALEWA - KONGYI. LB998 developed glycol leak and force landed at RP730508. Pilot uninjured and returned to base after hitchiking. Form541. Formation led by Sqdn Ldr J G Fogg.

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