Accident Hawker Hurricane Mk 1 P2570,
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Date:Friday 29 March 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic HURI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hawker Hurricane Mk 1
Owner/operator:73 Sqn RAF
Registration: P2570
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Brienne-le-Château, Aube -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Rouvres, France
Destination airport:
Hawker Hurricane Mk.1 P2570 (TP-R) of 73 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) in combat operations on 29 March 1940. Shot down at 09:15 hours by Oberlt Boenigk of 9./JG 53 during attack on Do 17 of 2.(F)/22 and overturned in a forced-landing at Brienne-le-Château, Aube department in north-central France, 26 miles northeast of Troyes at (approximate Coordinates: 48°23′31″N 4°31′35″E). Pilot killed

Crew: Pilot Officer (Pilot) James Garland 'Tubs' Perry, RAF Service Number 40424, 73 Sqn., age 22; killed in action, buried at Chambieres French National Cemetery, Metz, France


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft P1000-P9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1978 p 15)
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/108:
3. The Battle of France, Then and Now, 2008; Norman L.R. Franks, Fighter Command Losses, Vol 1, 1939-1941, Second edition, Midland, 2008

Revision history:

06-Jun-2019 23:22 Dr. John Smith Added
08-Jun-2019 10:38 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
30-Jun-2022 08:59 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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