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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246769
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:11-JAN-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HURI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hurricane Mk I
Owner/operator:261 Squadron Royal Air Force (261 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N2622
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wied Qirda -   Malta
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Hawker Hurricane crashed after engine failure. The pilot, Sergeant William Timms ejected, but did not survive the crash, as the airplane was already too low.

Sources:

https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/80-years-ago-a-wartime-plane-crash-and-death-at-wied-qirda.844110
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=N2622


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jan-2021 07:18 gerard57 Added
15-Jan-2021 07:18 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
15-Jan-2021 07:35 gerard57 Updated [Source]
22-Feb-2021 14:37 Anon. Updated [Operator, Source, Operator]

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