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Hurricane II LD627 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane II LD627

2 Sqn IAF , 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:1946-03-28 Units: 2 Sqn IAF More information in: Databases

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  15 Feb 45 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  LD627
Unit  34 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Onbauk Country  Burma
Aircrew details Sgt Clifford John PETTITT*(1397619)
Details One target of the day was on southern half of Kanlan. all bombs fell on target. during the attack Sgt Pettit informed the leader of his intention to crash land. Immediately afterwards his aircraft was seen to spin in from feet , hitting the ground approximately 3 miles west of target. The body of the pilot has since been recovered and buried to th north of KANLANYWATHIT. 1415-1520Hrs

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