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Hurricane I  N2385 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane I  N2385


Block 2, Hawker Aircraft Ltd. 29 Sept 1939 - 1 May 1940 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 22 Dec 39 Aircraft Name Hurricane I Serial Number N2385
Unit 73 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details Sgt John WINN +
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/77Sergeant J Winn: report of death; Hurricane N2385 crashed north of Metz, 22 December 1939.C14141878

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hurricane I N2385

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantJohn WINN (566407) Pilot Hurricane I N2385  AIR81/77 1939-12-2273 Sqdn AIR27 FranceChambieres French National Cem

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391222 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-12-1939Hello, 391222 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-12-1939 From Henk's List - SOUTH AFRICA LOURENS, J, A. - Air Mechanic - P/6825 - SAAF. Frankfort Cemetery, Free State, South Africa. UK MOLONY, Martin Hugh - AC1c - 621703 - RAF. New South gate Cemetery, Hertfordshire. FROM CWGC - AUSTRALIA HORTON, Alfred Clive - Cpl - 1711 - RAAF. Warringal Cemetery, Victoria, Australia. FRANCE PERRY, Reginald Mark - Sgt(Pilot) - 517007 - RAF - 73 Sqn. [ Hurricane I - N2385 - 73 Sqn ]. WINN, John - Sgt(Pilot) - 566407 - RAF - 73 Sqn. [ Hurricane I - L1967 - 73 Sqn ]. The two airmen named above rest at Chambieres French National Cemetery, Metz, Moselle, France. Alex ....Read More.Alex Smart on 8th May 2020 08:28:45
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Y0043 - Hurricane I - 73 Sqdn - TP-H - 26-05-1940A complicated situation surrounding 24/26 May... Alex, can you confirm that in your summary list, the codes are correct for the pilot (so Sydenham H, Bell-Syer L, Carter K), or have they been matched with your belief of the serial involved? Regarding N2385, I thought this was lost on 22 Dec 39?: [url]https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C14141878[/url] Andy ....Read More.Andy Marden on 30th December 2020 01:02:01
Y0043 - Hurricane I - 73 Sqdn - TP-H - 26-05-194073 ORB, pilot names and a/c in squadron letter . And [B]N2385[/B]/Thompson 19 May 40, see FCL page 26 vol 1 revised. December 39 event pilot Perry killed - a/c was [B]N2385[/B] Maybe the a/c was returned to service ? T2803 was a Wellington. But perhaps at some stage P2803 may have been a/c "T" ? ....Read More.Alex Smart on 30th December 2020 11:07:01
Y0043 - Hurricane I - 73 Sqdn - TP-H - 26-05-1940[QUOTE=Alex Smart;157097]73 ORB, pilot names and a/c in squadron letter . And [B]N2385[/B]/Thompson 19 May 40, see FCL page 26 vol 1 revised. [/QUOTE] What about [B]N2358 ? [/B][url]http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?21225-UK-Collisions-Late-1939-Early-1940&p=124286#post124286[/url] [QUOTE]N2358 but this Hurricane never flew with 605 Sqn., only 43 and 73 Squadrons. I believe N2358 was lost or abandoned in France during May/June 1940. Its F.78 has no subsequent history [/QUOTE] ....Read More.Jagan on 30th December 2020 11:25:35


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