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Hurricane IIb  Z3247 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane IIb  Z3247

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


DateAircraftUnitPilot NameLocation
14 Jun 41 Hurricane IIb Z3247 242 Sqdn Fg Offr Tomas KOZAK (82554) UK
RemarksHenk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation Aircraft AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/5208Hurricane II Z3247Pilot Officer J H Rothwell: killed; Hurricane Z3247, 605 Squadron, 22 February 1941. Note: Related file: 5017C16689306
AIR81/6906Hurricane II Z3247Pilot Officer T Kozak (Czech): killed; aircraft crashed on return from operational flight, Hurricane Z3247, 242 Squadron, 14 June 1941.C16756203

Casualties in the CWGC Register for Hurricane IIb Z3247

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerTomas KOZAK (82554) Hurricane IIb Z3247  AIR81/6906 1941-06-14242 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorth Weald Bassett (St. Andre

Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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P/O T Kozak - 242 Sqn June 1941Hello all, On 14th June 1941 P/O Tomas Kozak of 242 Sqn, flying Hurricane IIB Z3247, crashed at Duxford. I believe 242 were based at North Weald at the time but had a detachment at Hunsdon between 10 - 16 June. Does anyone here know from which airfield Kozak took off from for his final flight? Thanks, Jim. ....Read More.Jim C on 19th November 2011 07:33:24
Trossy St. Maximin V1 targetHi guys Yannick Delafosse has done some great work on this for the 576 Sqn project, and he reports the following: stores site (possibly a V1 dump) to the SE of Criel; German codename ‘Martha’; crossbow code: XI/D/8 - Z3247; position 49deg12’57”N, 002deg27’07”E hope that helps! Matt ’Keeping 576 Alive’ [QUOTE=ianh;149338]Hi Clint In his book "Sledgehammers for Tintacks", Steve Darlow refers to Trossy as "a probable flying bomb storage site", although it seems like its precise use was unclear at the time. Stay well. Ian[/QUOTE] ....Read More.Carpe Diem on 23rd March 2020 12:34:02
Accounted Airmen Database - Feedback / CorrectionsThis officer should be associated with the loss of Hurricane Z2347 not Z3247. regards DaveW ....Read More.davew on 25th July 2021 12:35:42

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