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Hurricane IIB Z5617 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane IIB Z5617

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  17 Dec 41 Aircraft Name  Hurricane IIb Serial Number  Z5617
Unit  229 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  Middle East/Western Desert
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hurricane IIb Z5617

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerRainford Gent MARLAND (62657) Pilot Hurricane IIB Z5617  Forum Post 1941-12-17229 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery

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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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P/O Marland 229 Sqn 1941Not in my files; he probably may have been on: Hurricane IIC - BD773 - missing; no further details, or Hurricane IIB - Z5617 - engine cut after slow roll; spun into ground Western Desert. Regards, Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 12th November 2008 03:54:23
P/O Marland 229 Sqn 1941Killed in an accident in Hurricane Z5617. Ex BoB with 222 Sq. ....Read More.John Larder on 12th November 2008 03:55:45

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