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Z3828

Hurricane

Assigned to 133 [Eagle] Sqn RAF, turning onto finals into Duxford collided with Hurricane Z3335 and crashed. P/O Walter Soares Killed in Action KIA. P/O Charles S Barrell also killed. 27-9-41.

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Aircraft

  • Z3335

    Hurricane
    Assigned to 133 [Eagle] Sqn RAF, turning onto finals into Duxford collided with Hurricane Z3828 and crashed. P/O Charles S Barrell Killed in Action KIA. P/O Walter Soares also killed. 27-9-41.

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Units

  • No. 133 'Eagle' Squadron

    No. 133 'Eagle' Squadron

    Squadron
    'On 1 August 1941, No. 133 reformed at Coltishall as the third 'Eagle' Squadron manned by American personnel. Equipped with Hurricanes it became operational at the end of September. The next month the Squadron moved to Northern Ireland, returning to...

People

  • Charles Barrell

    Military | Pilot Officer | Pilot
    Joined RAFVR, service pilot training, assigned to 133S, turning onto finals into Duxford collided with another Spitfire and crashed. Killed in Action KIA 27-9-41. P/O Walter Soares also killed. Hurricanes involved Z3335 and Z3828.

  • Walter Soares

    Military | Pilot Officer | Pilot
    Joined RAFVR, service pilot training in US, assigned to 133S Turning onto finals into Duxford collided with another Hurricane and crashed. Killed in Action KIA 27-9-41. P/O Charles Barrell also killed. Hurricanes involved Z3335 and Z3828.

Places

  • Biggin Hill

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF Station with US lodger units. USAAF Spitfires and P-38s were attached to RAF No 11 Group stations in mid-1942 for training; also used for special operations by British and US forces.

  • Duxford

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Langley, Slough, Slough, Slough SL3, UK 1941

Built by Hawker

Assigned Biggin Hill, London SE19 3HY, UK 1941

Assigned to 133 [Eagle] Sqn RAF.

Crashed Duxford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB22, UK 27 September 1941

Turning onto finals into Duxford collided with Hurricane Z3335 and crashed. P/O Walter Soares Killed in Action KIA. P/O Charles S Barrell also killed. 27-9-41.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 February 2016 09:20:16 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations
Sources

AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date Contributor Update
09 November 2015 10:19:28 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

AAM DB Entry.

Date Contributor Update
09 November 2015 10:17:52 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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AAM DB Entry.

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