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Old 7th October 2020, 17:45
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Unauthorized Hurricane flight 10/9/40

Hi

I have a note that Czech Aircraftsman Albin Pastor (787057) of 310 Squadron, Duxford, carried out an unauthorized flight in a Hurricane on 10 September 1940.

Did he crash? Did he survive?

Any details appreciated.

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Old 7th October 2020, 18:11
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Re: Unauthorized Hurricane flight 10/9/40

I assume he did.
https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ch...586&fhid=31363
The aircraft crashed on take off with damage to undercarriage, radiator and wing.
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Old 7th October 2020, 19:27
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Re: Unauthorized Hurricane flight 10/9/40

Hi Frank

Many thanks. I trust you are well

Stay safe
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Old 7th October 2020, 20:31
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Re: Unauthorized Hurricane flight 10/9/40

RAFCommands has

Hurricane V7405 at Duxford 10th Sept 1940 with an AC2 at the controls but this was a flight by an unauthorised Czech ground crew who was AC2 A Pastor 787057.
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Old 8th October 2020, 11:53
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Re: Unauthorized Hurricane flight 10/9/40

Hi Paul

Thanks, much appreciated.

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