On 1941-06-17, Pilot B A Rogers (Flight Lieutenant, RAF) with servicenumber 72088 flew a Hurricane II with serial Z2888 for this duty: Circus 14 - 18 Blenheim escort bombers on Kuhlmann plant Chocques (62). Takeoff 18:20 Coltishall , Norfolk UK.
His mission was not completed. Circumstances of the aircraft loss: Shot by Me109 to Bethune.
This aircraft was a part of squadron no. 242. The location for the map is the English Channel. Circumstances at the end of this mission for Rogers: he was killed. He is commemorated at: Ambleteuse Communal Cemetery, France.
Nico:- The plane who crashed was an hurricane but not a MK II A its a MK II C because the MK 2 C get 4 guns of 20 mm (they was find in the dirt 3 years ago) - I join you photos of some parts of his planes i find themes in a old guy at 20 meters of the crash, its amazing ...just pieces who burns but amazing !!! historic !, the 20 mm shell is dating of 1941 ... date of the death of rogers ...
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