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Z4631

Hurricane

Started service with 1423 Flight, then 24 Squadron, on to USAAF, and then to 41 OTU, where it crashed when trying to force land at Crannage, near Manchester on the 31-Mar-44.
Taxiing accident (parked aircraft) Heathrow Airdrome. 22-Oct-42.
Salvaged due to battle damage SAL BD. Unit is given as HQ 8th AF. 8-Oct-43.

Service

Places

  • Heathrow

    Military site : airfield
    Building the Great West Aerodrome at Heath Row began in earnest in 1929 and was to continue through the Second World War, much the annoyance of Churchill who grudged the use of so many construction workers who might have been more use to the war...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Heathrow Airport (LHR), Longford, Hounslow, Greater London TW6, UK 22 October 1942

Taxiing accident (parked aircraft) Heathrow Airdrome. 22-Oct-42.

VIII AFSC.

Salvaged Battle Damage Hendon, London NW4, UK 8 October 1943

Salvaged due to battle damage.

Crashed Cranage, Crewe, Cheshire East CW4, UK 31 March 1944

Crashed trying to force land at Crannage, near Manchester.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 January 2016 13:28:56 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbaat.asp?theAT=Hurricane&Submit3=Go
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum

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