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Hurricane I  P3871 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane I  P3871


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 12 Jan 41 Aircraft Name Hurricane I Serial Number P3871
Unit 79 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

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Citation Aircraft AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/15367Hurricane I P3871Flying Officer E A H Chapple: killed; Hurricane P3871, 79 Squadron, aircraft accident, mid air collision, RAF Pembrey aerodrome, Carmarthenshire, Wales, 12 January 1941.C17386866


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Unaccounted Airmen - Unknown Aircraft, Incorrect Serials, Unidentified TypesRegarding the entry for F/O Chapple of 79 Sqn of 12 Jan 41, the suggestion of P3871 by DaveW is correct. See: [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=P3871[/url] and the TNA: [url]https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C17386866[/url] ....Read More.Andy Marden on 27th November 2021 02:37:37


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