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Hawker Hurricane IIa 'Z2389 / XR-T' | by HawkeyeUK
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Hawker Hurricane IIa 'Z2389 / XR-T'

In genuine RAF 71(Eagle)sqn markings representing this airframes service during the Battle of Britain. In 1942 it was crated and transported to Russia for Soviet use. It crashed near Murmansk in June 1942 after only 2 months service.

Recovered in 1996 it has since undergone extensive restoration to the impressive state seen here.

Brooklands Museum. 14-6-2011

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Taken on June 14, 2011