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Hurricane II LD739 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II LD739



Lost power on Ferry flight and Crash landed 22m W of Kurnool ,21 FC lost 1944-08-01 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  01 Aug 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  LD739
Unit  21 FC Operating Airfield   Country  India
Aircrew details LT CHATER(329077)
Details Lost power on Ferry flight and Crash landed 22m W of Kurnool. Force landed due to pil leak. Pilot due to inexperience on type carried out faulty cockpit drill and caused extensive damage to aircraft.
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