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Hurricane II LF167 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II LF167



3 Sqn IAF , lost 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

Sent to Far East. SOC Dt:1945-01-14 Units: 3 Sqn IAF More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  11 Feb 45 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIC Serial Number  LF167
Unit  34 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Onbauk Country  Burma
Aircrew details Sgt Richard TAYLOR*(1802532)
Details One sortie of the day was Jap Positions at the north end of SAYE. A pagoda was indicated as the target and easily identified. During the bombing attack, Blue2 failed to pull out of his dive and crashed into the ground. the Pilot was killed and his body has since been reocvered and buried at the military cemetary at Sadaung. 1600-1710Hrs
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