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Hurricane I  P3274 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane I  P3274

Block 3, Hawker Aircraft Ltd ., RR Merlin III, Feb 1940 - July 1940 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 24 May 40 Aircraft Name Hurricane I Serial Number P3274
Unit 73 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/405Pilot Officer F Sydenham: report of death; Hurricane P3274 shot down at Attigny, France, 26 May 1940.C14502076
AIR81/579Flying Officer H B Bell-Syer: missing, later reported safe; bailed out of Hurricane P3274 over France, 24 May 1940.C14502217

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hurricane I P3274

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerFrank SYDENHAM (77793) Pilot Hurricane I P3274  AIR81/405 1940-05-2673 Sqdn AIR27 FranceChuffilly-Roche Communal Cemet

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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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Y0043 - Hurricane I - 73 Sqdn - TP-H - 26-05-1940Hello, Y0043 - Hurricane I - 73 Sqdn - TP-H - 26-05-1940 F/O(P) Sydenham, Frank - 77793 - RAF. This Hurricane is recorded as being serial number P3274. Confirmation welcome. Alex ....Read More.Alex Smart on 13th October 2017 05:49:24
Y0043 - Hurricane I - 73 Sqdn - TP-H - 26-05-1940Hi Alex, 73 Sq ORB RAF Form 540 noticed the accident but without the serial, RAF Form 541 stated no serials at all. BUT according to: [url][/url] AIR 81/579 Flying Officer H B Bell-Syer: missing, later reported safe; bailed out of Hurricane [B]P3274[/B] over France, 24 May 1940 Unfortunately I am not able to locate AIR 81 file for F/O Sydenham which may be helpful to find serial of his Hurricane. Pavel ....Read More.CZ_RAF on 22nd December 2018 11:13:33
Y0043 - Hurricane I - 73 Sqdn - TP-H - 26-05-1940Air81/405, Sydenham, P3274 also . However it would seem that the earlier loss was not P3274 but was P2803. FCL has the following. 26 May Sydenham + P3274 "H". 24 May Bell-Syer, wounded P2803 'L'. Carter Safe 'K", 19 May Langham-Hobart Safe P2543 Thompson Safe N2385 Pilkington Safe P2539 15 May Orton wounded P2579 Humphries wounded L1693 14 May Pyne + P2812 Roe + P2813 Dibden + P2689 McFadden Safe L1891 ....Read More.Alex Smart on 30th December 2020 10:59:30

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