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H. Hurricane

        
 
SERIAL VARIANT SQUADRON ARRIVED DEPARTED NOTES
16.11.40 Seven Hurricanes were launched from HMS Argus, but never reached Malta. Pilots believed dead.
213 Ferrying Flt, 21.05.41 Launched from Furious but failed to reach Malta.
03.06.42 Missing on a transit flight to the Middle East.
N2484  
N2715  
N2716  
P2614 21.06.40  
P2625 4 Ferry Pilots Pool One of twelve Hurricanes being ferried to Malta on 19.06.40, the pilot crashed during departure from Tunisia.
P2626 1 4 Ferry Pilots Pool Aircraft involved in landing accident on 18.06.40 during a delivery flight to Malta. Remained in Ussel, France.
P2645 21.06.40  
P2650 4 Ferry Pilots Pool Aircraft, along with one Blenheim and two other Hurricanes, was being ferried to Malta on 19.06.40. Unable to find the landing ground in Tunisia, the crews elected to land in the water.

On hitting the water, the Hurricane overturned and sank, sadly taking the pilot down with it, who drowned.
P2653   In Malta by 09.07.40
P3730  
P3731  
P3733  
V7474 17.11.40  
V7548  
Z3032 II  
Z4005 229 03.06.42 Missing on a transit flight to the Middle East.
BE642 229 03.06.42 Missing on a transit flight to the Middle East.
        
 
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