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Hurricane II LE174 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II LE174



Crashed on a photo dropping sortie over HQ of W African Div. Ac low dived into jungle . 6m W of Buthidaung ,2 Sqdn IAF lost 1944-12-30 More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

Block 10, Hawker Aircraft Ltd., RR Merlin XX , 24 and 27. 29 Sept 1943 - 24 May 1944 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  30 Dec 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  LE174
Unit  2 Sqdn IAF Operating Airfield  Mambur Country  India
Aircrew details Plt Offr Govind Dattatreya Juvekar*(2867)
Details Crashed on a photo dropping sortie over HQ of W African Div. Ac low dived into jungle . 6m W of Buthidaung. LE174 was also involved in a tipping up accident at Mauripur on 16 May 1944
Source RIAFDB

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