Incident Hawker Hurricane Mk 1 L1951,
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Date:Tuesday 2 April 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic HURI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hawker Hurricane Mk 1
Owner/operator:504 (County of Nottingham) Sqn RAF
Registration: L1951
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Hawker Hurricane L1951/L: Substantially damaged in a field near Great Yarmouth, 2 April 1940. Its pilot, Flying Officer David Phillips, made a successful belly-landing after sustaining damage in a combat with Heinkel He 115s over the North Sea, despite being wounded in combat

Aircraft later repaired and returned to service; later served with 601 and 229 Squadrons, 56 OTU, 5 FTS and 9 FTS. Written off in a flying accident at Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire 11 February 1942


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1978 p 14)
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/111:


Hawker Hurricane Mark I, L1951 TM-L, of No 504 Squadron Detachment at Wattisham, at rest in a field near Great Yarmouth, 2 April 1940. ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND © IWM (HU 69945)

Revision history:

07-Jun-2019 15:56 Dr. John Smith Added
08-Jun-2019 09:44 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
23-May-2023 17:50 Nepa Updated [[Operator]]

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