Accident Hawker Hurricane Mk I L1954,
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Date:Saturday 9 September 1939
Type:Silhouette image of generic HURI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hawker Hurricane Mk I
Owner/operator:504 (County of Nottingham) Sqn RAF
Registration: L1954
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Metheringham, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Digby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Metheringham, Lincolnshire,
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Hawker Hurricane L1954: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 09/09/1939 when lost height at night and crashed on approach, RAF Metheringham, North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire.
F/O (90066) John Michael Godfree Browne (pilot) RAF - was killed

He was the grandson of Michael Browne who founded the lace making company Dobsons and M. Browne & Co. Ltd., which made the 38 Battle of Britain Commemorative lace panels. (31 of which have been located including one in Southwell Minster).


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983)
3. Newark Advertiser 31/03/2011:

Revision history:

20-Apr-2018 21:10 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Oct-2018 07:00 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
23-Apr-2019 22:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Apr-2022 00:33 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
12-Apr-2024 10:02 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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