Accident Hawker Hurricane Mk I L1707,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209638
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Date:Monday 11 September 1939
Type:Silhouette image of generic HURI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hawker Hurricane Mk I
Owner/operator:79 Sqn RAF
Registration: L1707
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Chelsham, near Oxted, Surrey, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Biggin Hill, Bromley, Kent
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Hawker Hurricane L1707: Written off (destroyed) 11/09/1939 when it dived into the ground at Chelsham, near Oxted, Surrey.
F/Lt (33280) Richard Willoughby Reynolds (pilot) RAF - was killed

Chelsham is a village in the civil parish of Chelsham and Farleigh and the Tandridge District of Surrey, England. It is located in the Metropolitan Green Belt, 15.3 miles (24.6 km) from London, 3 miles (4.8 km) from Oxted and 23.8 miles (38.3 km) from Guildford.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983)

Revision history:

21-Apr-2018 00:54 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Oct-2018 07:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
23-Apr-2019 22:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Apr-2022 00:35 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
13-Apr-2022 00:35 angels one five Updated [[Aircraft type, Narrative]]
10-May-2022 09:55 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
12-Apr-2024 10:04 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]

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