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Hurricane I W9326
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|
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|Citation ||AIR81 Casualty File Description ||Link |
|AIR81/8935||Pilot 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 45549||Hi,
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.
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