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Hurricane II LD572 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane II LD572

Overshot landing and hit fuel dump, possible aircraft that retuned with engine trouble ,20 Sqn lost 1944-12-29 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  29 Dec 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IV Serial Number  LD572
Unit  20 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Sapam Country  
Aircrew details Sqn Ldr Andrew Patrick MILLAR(88865)
Details Aircraft B Overshot landing and hit fuel dump at an ancillary air base Yazagyo Airstrip. Aircraft was fully loaded with rockets and airfield was too short. Also narrated in book "Flying Hours"

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