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Hurricane I V6742 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane I V6742


Block 3/G, Gloster Aircraft Co, RR Merlin III or XX, July 1940 - Aug 1941 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  30 Apr 41 Aircraft Name  Hurricane I Serial Number  V6742
Unit  52 OTU Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Details 
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/6162Sergeant M H D'Avigdor: killed; aircraft accident, Hurricane V6742, 52 Operational Training Unit, 30 April 1941.C16755460

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hurricane I V6742

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantMichael Henry Haggard DAVIGDOR (1250642) Pilot Hurricane I V6742  AIR81/6162 1941-04-3052 OTU United KingdomSaffron Walden Cemetery


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410430 - Unaccounted airmen - 30-4-1941What caused the death of and/or what were the places of death registration for: Sgt (Wop/Ag) Charles J. CLARKE - 744913; Sgt (Pilot) Michael H.H. DAVIGDOR - 1250642; Sgt (Pilot) Eric J. EASTON - 1253064; P/O (Pilot) Kenneth G. EVANS - 61048; F/O (Pilot/Instr.) Leonard A. HAINES - 40297; AC1 John INGRAM - 1119404; Sgt (Wop/Ag) Thomas L. LEVER - 979838; Cpl Thomas F.G. PRESS - 354922; P/O John F. RAW - 61294; F/Lt (Pilot) John E. ROBINS - 70582, and F/Lt John V. TREE - 78939. Proposed aircraft losses for this day: Hurricane I - P3308 - 55 OTU - crashed in forced landing Horden, Durham county. Hurricane I - V6543 - 55 OTU - crashed in forced landing near Washington, Durham county. Hurricane I - V6742 - 52 OTU - dived into ground Finchingfield, Essex. Master I - T8678 - CFS - crashed on take-off at night Littleton Down. Master I - T8771 - 53 OTU - spun into ground Hounslow Barracks, Middlesex. Oxford I - L9698 - 11 FTS - crashed on take-off Shawbury. Tomahawk IIA - AH888 - 403 Sqn - abandoned Hatton, Warwickshire. Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 10th September 2008 10:51:39
410430 - Unaccounted airmen - 30-4-1941Hi Henk Clarke,25, Evans,26,and Lever,20 are registered at Bristol, Davigdor,19, is registered at Braintree,Essex(which would be right for V6742 at Finchingfield) , Easton,19, is registered at Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, Haines,21, and Press,36, are registered at Brentford, W London(it could be right for the loss at Hounslow Barracks). There are 2 John E Robins, one age 19 at Edmonton, Hertfordshire N edge of London, the other 30, at Devizes where Raw,24 is also registered(the older one ties in with CWGC).John Ingram,20, is registered at Uppingham(in WW2 it was in Rutland and included N Luffenham). I didn't find John Tree Regards Dick ....Read More.Dick on 10th September 2008 01:41:48
Sgt M.H.H D'AvigdonA Hurricane V6742 crashed at Finchinfield Essex in April 1941. This chap was the pilot. Did he bale out and lose his life to a parachute malfunction, or was he actuall killed in the crash. Another one to put my files straight! ....Read More.Denis on 3rd April 2010 05:10:49
410430 - Unaccounted airmen - 30-4-1941Hi Henk, No.52 OTU ORB Hurricane V6742 crashed near Finchingfield after high speed dive - pilot Sgt d'Avigdor killed. Hurricane P3864 crashed near Bishops Stortford, failing to come out of high speed dive - pilot Easton killed. Regards Ross ....Read More.Ross_McNeill on 10th June 2011 02:30:26


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