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Hurricane

Crashed Isle of Man.
'En Route to Eglinton, while letting down in bad weather to refuel on the Isle of Man, a portion of "B" Flight hit a mountain and all four were killed.' Pilot P/O Hugh H McCall KIA. 8-10-41.

Service

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

  • Hugh McCall

    Military | Pilot Officer | Pilot
    Joined RAFVR, assigned to 133S member of B flight. ...

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.

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Isle of Man 8 October 1941

Crashed Isle of Man.
'En Route to Eglinton, while letting down in bad weather to refuel on the Isle of Man, a portion of "B" Flight hit a mountain and all four were killed.' Pilot P/O Hugh H McCall KIA. 8-10-41.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 November 2015 12:57:39 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk/pages/isleofman/iomhurricanes.htm

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