Accident Hawker Hurricane Mk 1 L1947,
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Date:Tuesday 30 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: L1947
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Grounds of Ditchington House, Bungay, Suffolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Martlesham Heath, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Hurricane L1947; lost on combat operations when crashed into the grounds of Ditchington House, Bungay, Suffolk, on return from patrolling the coast between Southwold and Aldeburgh, 30/04/1940.
S/Ldr (90059) Rupert Hartley-Watson (Pilot) RAF - killed;


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1978 p 14)
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/183:

Revision history:

11-Jun-2019 23:25 Dr. John Smith Added
12-Jun-2019 12:53 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
12-Apr-2024 09:29 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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