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Hurricane II LE257 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane II LE257

FL near Monywa on sweep after cannon exploded ,60 Sqn lost 1944-01-18 More information in: 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  18 Jan 45 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  LE257
Unit  60 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Taukkyan Country  Burma
Aircrew details Fg Offr Eric Stewart ALEXANDER(160703)
Details At 1005 Hours - 12 ac raid on Railway junction at Monywa. Pilot initially missing . Bombed but did not strafe. FL near Monywa PLK512855 on sweep after cannon exploded

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