03.12.1943 No. 318 Squadron Hurricane IIb BN270 K P/O. Glowacki
Operation: Training flight
Date: 3rd December 1943 (Saturday)
Unit: No. 318 Squadron (Polish)
Type: Hurricane IIb
Base: LG.207 (El Kasasin), Egypt
Location: Half mile South West of El Kasasin, Egypt
Pilot: P/O. Jerzy Jan Glowacki P-0779 PAF Age 24. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
The newly formed squadron were posted to El Kasasin L.G. and lived under canvas in the desert - the crews soon dropped the 'K' from the name.
Full details not available but it seems that during a training flight on artillery range practice Hurricane BN270 collided with that of Fl/Lt. Jan Blasczczyk
in Hurricane BP135 at 10:40 hrs.
We welcome any further information on this loss.
P/O. Jerzy Jan Glowacki. Tel-El-Khebir Cemetery, Egypt. Plot 4, Row D, Grave 3. Born 2 December 1919, Next of kin details not available as yet.
For relatives of the pilot. With thanks for further information to Robert Gretzyngier, Wojtek Matusiak, Waldemar Wójcik and Józef Zieliński - 'Ku Czci Połeglyçh Lotnikow 1939-1945', Jerzy Bogdan Cynk - 'The Polish Airforce At War' Vol's 1 and 2.