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Hurricane XIIA PJ785 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane XIIA PJ785

Lost on operations FE, lost More information in: Databases

Block 7/C, CCF Canada, Packard Merlin 29. 1942-1943 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Sent to Far East. Lost on operations SOC Dt:1943-12-19 Units: FE More information in: Databases

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  19 Dec 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  PJ785
Unit  258 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Dohazari Country  India
Aircrew details WO Peter Ireland HICKES*(161277)
Details 1445-1620 6 ac were airborne to patrol Dohazari. Shortly after takeoff Hickes and Nash collided even before a circuit was made. Both crashed and killed. rest of the formation completed their patrol Aircraft L Serial either BG688 or PJ785 not confirmed - See BG688 entry
Source ORB

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