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Hurricane II LD792 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane II LD792

Hit cable on LL exercise and crashed near Pargaon ,3 RFU lost 1945-02-16 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  16 Feb 45 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IV Serial Number  LD792
Unit  3 RFU Operating Airfield  Poona Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt Kenneth Beath BAIN*(1336342)
Details Hit cable on LL exercise and crashed near Pargaon. struck a 3" cable about 20 feet high over the Mutha Mula river at Pargoan, 35m E of Poon while carrying out authorised low flying. Pilot killed

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