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Hurricane IIB Z5587 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hurricane IIB Z5587



Stalled at high altitude and spun into ground, Hundiganal near Yelahanka. Proudfoot was originally buried in Hosur Road Cemetery, Bangalore, India. Grave 6-8-2. on 14-9-1943. His remains were transferred to Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, in 1953. ,11 Sqn lost 1943-09-03 More information in: RAFCommands.com Databases

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  13 Sep 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane II Serial Number  Z5587
Unit  11 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Yelahanka Country  India
Aircrew details Sqn Ldr Samuel George PROUDFOOT* (403006)
Details 11 Squadron pilot converting with 135 Sqdn. While in a dog fight with another Hurricane, he stalled at high altitude and spun into ground, Hundiganal near Yelahanka. Proudfoot was originally buried in Hosur Road Cemetery, Bangalore, India. Grave 6-8-2. on 14-9-1943. His remains were transferred to Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, in 1953.
Source 
Date of Crash  21 Dec 42 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIB Serial Number  Z5587
Unit  258 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Ratmalana Country  Ceylon
Aircrew details Plt Offr Alexander Desmond Michael NASH(102131)
Details Force landed at Ratmalana, Undercarraige trouble, Aircraft seriously damaged, Pilot uninjured. See also 13-09-1943
Source ORB

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Hurricane loss India 13-9-1943Yes Col, we got'm. Forgot to check "135 Sqn". Found for 13-9-1943 Hurricane IIB serial Z5587. Stalled at high altitude and spun into ground, Hundiganal near Yelahanka. Regards, Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 18th September 2010 10:32:38


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