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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172134
Last updated: 21 March 2019
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Type:Hawker Hurricane Mk IIB
Owner/operator:Middle Wallop Stn Flt RAF
Registration: HV895
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sudbourne Marshes, near Orford Ness -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Martlesham Heath, Suffolk
Destination airport:
On 14/5/43 Hurricane HV895 flew from Middle Wallop to Martlesham Heath where it made a stop, before taking off and heading for the nearby bombing range at Orford Ness.

Before the bomb being carried could be dropped it exploded prematurely causing the Hurricane to crash in the Sudbourne Marshes. The pilot was killed.

G/C Hubert Wilson Godfrey Jones Penderel MC AFC RAF- killed.


Revision history:

11-Dec-2014 04:58 angels one five Added
01-May-2015 15:11 T.Taylor Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
19-May-2015 22:17 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
21-May-2015 08:36 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Dec-2018 17:51 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
20-Feb-2019 06:04 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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