Hawker Hurricane P5188 - 30/06/1941

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On the 30th June 1941 Pilot Officer Robert McIntye (J/15314) RCAF of the Merchant Ship Fighter Unit was coming in to land in Hawker Hurricane No P5188 after competing a radio test, upon landing he overshot the runway and landed with flaps up in a ditch damaged the aircraft at 12:05 hours.

Pilot Officer McIntye stated that being used to the old type selector box he forgot to press the button to operate the hydraulic pump and subsequently had his log book endorsed.

Pilot Officer McIntye was killed in a later flying accident on the 09/08/1942 whilst flying Hawker Hurricane No P3385.

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