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Hurricane II LD163 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II LD163



UC Jammed, crashed landing ,42 Sqn lost 1943-12-30 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  30 Dec 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IV Serial Number  LD163
Unit  42 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Palel Country  
Aircrew details Sgt J LOMAX
Details Bombing sortie at Kantha. Sgt Lomax was diving when port undercarriage leg pulled out due to slipstream and got bent outwards. He managed to do a one wheel landing damaging the wingtip , propeller and port undercarraige.
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