Hurricane Mk.I hatch (starboard side)?

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on the starboard side of the Hurricane there is a hatch below the cockpit window. Since the pilots enter the cockpit from the port side, I wonder what this hatch is good for? I haven't seen a photo with this hatch - or door - open (eg. like on a Spitfire, where it is on the port side).
Just wondering, maybe someone knows..
It's the escape hatch, designed to be used in case of a bail out. This was not hinged, but held in place by two "studs". With the canopy pushed back, a lever on the inner side of the hatch released the stud pins, and the hatch would either blow out by slipstream force, or could be pushed clear.

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