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Hurricane II LE446 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II LE446



hit by ground fire .Tried to force land - gliding to the east bank of Irrawaddy, but spun in SW of Magwe. at PZ1828. Black smoke was coming out of the aircraft as it dived down from 2500ft to 500 ft. Crash happened at 0715 hours at PU3522 ,11 Sqn lost 1945-04-30 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 Apr 45 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  LE446
Unit  11 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Sinthe Country  Burma
Aircrew details WO Edward Lloyd HOLMES* (1239974)
Details hit by ground fire .Tried to force land - gliding to the east bank of Irrawaddy, but spun in SW of Magwe. at PZ1828. Black smoke was coming out of the aircraft as it dived down from 2500ft to 500 ft. Crash happened at 0715 hours at PU3522
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