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Hurricane II Z2573 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane II Z2573



Z2573 (Mark IIA conv. to IIB) exp. Takoradi 16.08.41, rep. ME 16.10.41, 261 Sq, shot down 09.04.42. Ceylon, lost More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

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

Sent to Far East. Z2573 (Mark IIA conv. to IIB) exp. Takoradi 16.08.41, rep. ME 16.10.41, 261 Sq, shot down 09.04.42. SOC Dt:1900-01-00 Units: Ceylon More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  09 Apr 42 Aircraft Name  Hurricane II Serial Number  Z2573
Unit  261 Sqdn Operating Airfield  China Bay Country  Ceylon
Aircrew details F Sgt Cleophas Joseph Gauthier(J15346)
Details SD by fighters at Chinabay . Also reported as BE227
Source HurricanesOverArakan


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