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Hurricane II Z2520 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane II Z2520

Block 5, Hawker Aircraft Ltd, RR Merlin XX, 14th Jan 1941 -28th July 1941 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  01 Sep 41 Aircraft Name  Hurricane II Serial Number  Z2520
Unit  43 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8766Sergeant J W Welling: killed; aircraft accident west of the Tay Bridge, Dundee, Scotland, Hurricane Z2520, 43 Squadron, 1 September 1941.C16924608

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hurricane II Z2520

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantJohn William WELLING (1080999) Pilot Hurricane II Z2520  NA/PRO 1941-09-0143 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomOld Windsor Cemetery

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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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Plt Off David Bourne, 43 SqnHi, On 5th September 1941 Plt Off Bourne took off from Drem on a patrol. It was later reported that his Hurricane crashed near Donibristle in Fife. I have two sources for the Hurricane, Z2520 and Z2971. I don't have the relevant AB serial book to check the correct serial number. Can someone who has this book or indeed the 43 Sqn ORB confirm which Hurricane he was flying. Thanks, Alex ....Read More.Alex Crawford on 30th December 2010 06:23:24
Plt Off David Bourne, 43 SqnHi Alex AB has Z2520 crashing in the in the Tay W of the bridge 1/9/41. Z2971 FHG E of Donibristle 5/9/41. Death cert records site of crash as Cullaloe Farm (due east of Donibristle village). regards DaveW ....Read More.davew on 30th December 2010 06:39:08

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