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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68778
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic hafu model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Fury Mk I
Owner/operator:8 FTS Royal Air Force (8 FTS RAF)
Registration: K8263
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tipperweir Hill, near Banchory, Kincardineshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Montrose, Angus
Destination airport:
Hawker Fury Mk.I K8263 of 8 FTS, RAF Montrose, Angus: Written off (destroyed) 18/1/38 when flew into high ground in cloud at Tipperweir Hill, Glen Dye, near Strachan, Aberdeenshire. Pilot survived, P/O John Laurence Allen, he later died while flying a Spitfire with 54 Squadron in Kent (reference 3).


1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s

Revision history:

10-Oct-2009 14:40 JINX Added
12-Dec-2010 05:27 Mackz Updated
23-Jan-2012 03:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
06-Jul-2013 05:48 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
09-Mar-2018 21:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2018 18:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]
02-Feb-2021 20:02 Awat Updated [Source, Narrative]

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