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Hurricane I P3231 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane I P3231

Block 1/G, Gloster Aircraft Company., Nov 1939 - April 1940 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  15 Feb 41 Aircraft Name  Hurricane I Serial Number  P3231
Unit  615 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  Sea
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/5144Flying Officer D G A Stewart: killed; shot down, aerial combat near Zeebrugge, Belgium, Hurricane P3231, 615 Squadron, 15 February 1941. With artefacts. Note: Related file: 5021C16689242

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hurricane I P3231

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerDonald George Alexander STEWART (41624) Pilot Hurricane I P3231  AIR81/5144 1941-02-15615 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumAdegem Canadian War Cemetery

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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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615 Sqn, Feb 15th, 1941 help requestI have a file done by Tony Wood listing the Fighter Command activity in 1941 and which says that two Hurricane I of 615 Sqn RAF took off at 1140 hrs on 15 February 1941 and that BOTH were shot down off Blankernberge by German fighters. Plt Off D G A Stewart was killed aboard Hurricane I P3231, while Sgt A C Fotheringham (who was flying Hurricane I V7651) was captured. Two German pilots claimed Hurricane this day off Ostende, Oblt Karl-Heinz Leesman of 2./JG 52 at 1320 hrs (his 15th kill of a total of 37) and Fw Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert of 3./JG 52 at 1345 hrs (his first of a total of 57). These hours (in German time) are coherent with the (British time) take-off hour of 615 Sqn, even if the interval between the two kills is rather high. ....Read More.Laurent Rizzotti on 19th October 2010 05:35:19

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