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Hurricane II LD383 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II LD383



FE, lost 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

Sent to Far East. SOC Dt:1945-04-26 Units: FE More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  05 Dec 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  LD383
Unit  2 Sqdn IAF Operating Airfield  Mambur Country  India
Aircrew details Fg Offr Ram Saran Sharma*(1884)
Details Failed to return from a sortie in Kaladan valley. Intel reports indicated an aircraft crashed at Minthaguang and pilot killed. Form 541: Failed to return from a sortie down the Kaladan vAlley. Intell reports crashed at Minthagaung.. sortie details says TINMA-THAYETTABIN. Sortie reached LETPAN PN1148. Last seen 1000 ft over LETPAN
Source RIAFDB, Col Bruggy

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