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Hurricane II LE700 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II LE700



Abandoned in spin in cloud on an escort mission. Baled out and landed 40m E of Agartala ,9 Sqdn IAF lost 16283 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 Jul 44 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  LE700
Unit  9 Sqdn IAF Operating Airfield   Country  
Aircrew details Flt Lt L A Thorgood
Details Abandoned in spin in cloud on an escort mission. Baled out and landed 40m E of Agartala. Aircraft was seen bursting into flames hititng ground. Thorgood helped back by villagers.
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