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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15148
Last updated: 18 September 2019
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Date:03-JAN-1942
Time:
Type:Hawker Hurricane Mk I
Owner/operator:5 FTS Royal Air Force (5 FTS RAF)
Registration: L1695
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eaton Constantine, near RAF Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
LAC John Robert Tomlinson 656503, a pilot under training belonging to No.67 Course of 5 FTS RAF, was killed on 3 January 1942 when his Hurricane I L1695 flew into ground at Eaton Constantine, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire. He struck HT cables during unauthorised low flying. Note that his gravestone is marked íTomlinsoní but CWGC website has him as íTomlisoní.

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?4507-Unaccounted-airmen-3-1-1942
https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2711893/TOMLISON,%20JOHN%20ROBERT
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eaton_Constantine
https://www.google.com/maps/search/52.652,-2.597/@52.652,-2.597,1112m/data=!4m2!2m1!4b1?dg=dbrw&newdg=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Mar-2008 07:21 JINX Added
12-Jan-2012 13:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase]
20-Jun-2013 09:06 Nepa Updated [Source]
09-Aug-2013 05:01 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
09-May-2015 10:01 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator]
19-May-2015 03:50 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature]
19-May-2015 15:22 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location]
03-Jan-2017 20:20 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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