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Hurricane II LE563 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II LE563



1 aircraft Crash Landed Cat III. Overshot landing due to brake failure or LD179, or LD652 ,11 Sqn lost 1944-10-26 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  26 Oct 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  LE563
Unit  11 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Imphal Country  India
Aircrew details Plt Offr James Stuart Monro(162253)
Details 1 aircraft Crash Landed Cat III. Overshot landing due to brake failure or LD179, or LD652
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