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Hurricane I W9326 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane I W9326

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  07 Sep 41 Aircraft Name  Hurricane I Serial Number  W9326
Unit  229 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  Egypt
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8935Pilot Officer D F K Edghill: injured; aircraft crashed at LG 7 (Matruh West, Egypt) on return from operational flight, Hurricane W9326, 229 Squadron, 7 September 1941.C16924777

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Douglas Edghill 45549Hi, Source Aces High Volume 1 & 2 Christopher Shores Returned to 229 Sqn 1941 posted Middle East - HMS Furious flying off to Egypt via Malta. In the Desert claimed four more victories and awarded D.F.C. On the 7/9/41 returning from combat in Hurricane W9326 he fractured his spine in a landing crash. After treatment he was posted non effective sick and was sent to South Africa on medical grounds in January 1942. In August returned UK where on 25/12/42 he was obliged to resign his commission due to his injuries . He died on 10/2/1961. Mark ....Read More.Marks on 27th June 2010 02:41:01

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