Incident Hawker Hurricane Mk I RCAF 312,
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Date:Thursday 2 March 1939
Type:Silhouette image of generic HURI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hawker Hurricane Mk I
Owner/operator:1 Sqn RCAF
Registration: RCAF 312
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RCAF Sea Island, near Vancouver, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RCAF Sea Island, British Columbia
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Ex RAF L1761. Shipped to Vancouver. On 4 February 1939, taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, British Columbia. Used by No. 1 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, British Columbia from 16 February 1939. To 'A' Flight No.1 (F) Squadron 2 March 1939.

Written off (destroyed) when collided with Ford Trimotor CF-BEP (ex RCAF C-GYWZ) of United Air Transport while taking off at RCAF Sea Island, near Vancouver, British Columbia at 13:15 on this day. Destroyed by post crash fire and Struck Off Charge 30 June 1939.



Revision history:

25-Sep-2010 16:29 TB Added
09-Jan-2012 07:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
26-Feb-2013 20:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
09-Aug-2013 01:05 JINX Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
01-May-2015 14:15 Quentin Updated [Operator]
18-Nov-2022 21:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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