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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224175
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Time:10:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic HURI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hurricane Mk 1
Owner/operator:43 Squadron Royal Air Force (43 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1734
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Liddles Field, Red Row, South Broomhill, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Hawker Hurricane Mk.I L1734 ("FT-G") of 43 Squadron, RAF Acklington. Written off (destroyed) 18.1.40 when collided with Hurricane L2066 ("FT-M", also of 43 Squadron) over Liddle's Field, Red Row, Broomhill, Acklington, Northumberland (known locally as Jobson's Field). while returning from a Convoy Patrol over the North Sea. Both pilots of both Hurricanes were killed.

Pilot of Hurricane L1734 - Sgt. Henry John Steeley (Service Number 565952, aged 23) - killed in active service


1. Almost Forgotten: The Search for Aviation Accidents in Northumberland By Chris R. Davies

Revision history:

21-Apr-2019 01:24 Dr. John Smith Added
21-Apr-2019 01:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration]
21-Apr-2019 11:23 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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