Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Shot down Hurricane P2676 + unknown Battle photo on eBay

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Prague, Czech Republic
    Posts
    3,413
    Thanks
    17
    Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts

    Default Shot down Hurricane P2676 + unknown Battle photo on eBay

    Hi all,

    I have found this photo on Gemran eBay while searching for something else, so maybe it can be of some interest to someone:

    https://www.ebay.de/itm/Q480-Foto-We...7r:rk:166:pf:0

    Hurricane P2676 229 Squadron shot down on 18-MAY-1940, pilot P/O Desmond deC C Glover baled out

    https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=136968

    Pavel
    Czechoslovak Airmen in the RAF 1940-1945
    http://cz-raf.webnode.cz

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    4,611
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 57 Times in 55 Posts

    Default

    Does not look like a bail out incident to me !

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Prague, Czech Republic
    Posts
    3,413
    Thanks
    17
    Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts

    Default

    Paul you are right! I have just copied the info from internet withiu thinking about it!
    If the Hurricane would not have a special landing-autopilot it coould never look like this:-)
    It definitely looks more like crash landing with pilot still inside.

    Pavel
    Czechoslovak Airmen in the RAF 1940-1945
    http://cz-raf.webnode.cz

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    6,374
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 32 Times in 31 Posts

    Default

    Hello,

    Here is the correct name of the pilot:

    https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/c...courcy-creagh/

    Col.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to COL BRUGGY For This Useful Post:

    CZ_RAF (13th January 2019)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •