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[[File:EJ956_SA_I_as_T9_GK.jpg|thumb|300px|EJ956 in German Markings<ref name="RNZAF Proboards losses">[http://rnzaf.proboards.com/thread/1205 RNZAF Proboards]</ref>]]
 
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'''EJ956''' was a [[:Category:Hawker Typhoon|Hawker Typhoon]].
 
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|caption=EJ956 in German Markings<ref name="RNZAF Proboards losses">[http://rnzaf.proboards.com/thread/1205 RNZAF Proboards]</ref>
 
|designation=[[:Category:Hawker Typhoon|Hawker Typhoon]]
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=History=
 
=History=
 
While serving with 486 Squadron as '''SA-I''', EJ956 was belly landed near Fecamp by it's pilot, F/Sgt William K. Mawson, after being hit by flak on 24th March 1943.
 
While serving with 486 Squadron as '''SA-I''', EJ956 was belly landed near Fecamp by it's pilot, F/Sgt William K. Mawson, after being hit by flak on 24th March 1943.
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After it was repaired by the Luftwaffe, EJ956 was flown with 2./Versuchsverband O.b.d.L. as Wnr. 0956 '''T9+GK''', only to turn over in a forced-landing near Meckelnfeld on the 10th August. The pilot escaped injury.<ref name="RNZAF Proboards losses"/>
 
After it was repaired by the Luftwaffe, EJ956 was flown with 2./Versuchsverband O.b.d.L. as Wnr. 0956 '''T9+GK''', only to turn over in a forced-landing near Meckelnfeld on the 10th August. The pilot escaped injury.<ref name="RNZAF Proboards losses"/>
   
The subsequent fate of the aircraft is unknown.
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The subsequent fate of the aircraft is unknown, but it was probably scrapped.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 09:31, 28 September 2017

History[]

While serving with 486 Squadron as SA-I, EJ956 was belly landed near Fecamp by it's pilot, F/Sgt William K. Mawson, after being hit by flak on 24th March 1943.

After it was repaired by the Luftwaffe, EJ956 was flown with 2./Versuchsverband O.b.d.L. as Wnr. 0956 T9+GK, only to turn over in a forced-landing near Meckelnfeld on the 10th August. The pilot escaped injury.[1]

The subsequent fate of the aircraft is unknown, but it was probably scrapped.

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