Mid-air collision Accident Hawker Hurricane Mk 1 L1734,
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Date:Thursday 18 January 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic HURI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hawker Hurricane Mk 1
Owner/operator:43 Sqn RAF
Registration: L1734
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Liddles Field, Red Row, South Broomhill, Northumberland, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Hawker Hurricane 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 (565952) RAF - killed in active service


1. Almost Forgotten: The Search for Aviation Accidents in Northumberland By Chris R. Davies
2. http://www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=10883
3. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1940-1949_28.html
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2714501/steeley,-henry-john/
5. https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234963507-all-the-hurricane-questions-you-want-to-ask-here/&do=findComment&comment=1674526

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]
06-May-2023 17:00 Nepa Updated [[Operator]]

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