Accident Hawker Hurricane Mk I L2007,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170494
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Date:Friday 10 November 1939
Type:Silhouette image of generic HURI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hawker Hurricane Mk I
Owner/operator:11 Gp Pool RAF
Registration: L2007
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Seashore, about 1 mile S of RAF St Athan, Glamorgan, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF St Athan, Glamorgan
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Hawker Hurricane Mk.I L2007, 11 Group Pool, RAF St. Athan: Written off (destroyed) 10/11/39 when crashed shortly after taking off on a night flight from RAF St Athan, Glamorgan. Aircraft came down on the seashore about one mile south of the airfield (hence the pilots death certificate gives the place of death as "The Aerodrome, St. Athan, Glamorgan").

Pilot Officer (41833) Ernest Ewart CROMPTON (pilot, aged 24) RAF - killed in a flying accident. Ernest Crompton is buried in Deane (St Mary) Churchyard, Junction Road, Bolton, Lancashire


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983)
2. The Montreal Gazette - Nov 11, 1939 at,2177494

Revision history:

14-Oct-2014 21:50 angels one five Added
13-Apr-2015 13:52 Mihulka33 Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Narrative]
26-Apr-2018 16:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2018 18:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
23-Apr-2019 00:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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