Biography


Sgt HANZLICEK Otto


Sitensky L.
Official No.:
787 697

Date and place of birth:
18th June 1911, Usti nad Labem

Date and place of death:
10th October 1940, river Mersey

War Service

UnitSince ToRank
312 19.09.1940 10.10.1940 Sgt

During training flight on 10th October 1940 at 14.15 engine of his Hurricane I L1547 caught fire and he bale out near Oglett but the wind blown him over river Mersey. There he fell down into river mud, 300 - 400 yards from the riverside and he drowned.

His body was found 5 miles to the east from Speke on 1st November 1940 and it was burried in Liverpool.

He was the first killed pilot of No. 312 Czechoslovak Fighter Squadron.

More info about this accident you can find on page dedicated to Hurricane L1547.


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