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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171000
Last updated: 29 October 2019
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Date:05-JAN-1941
Time:
Type:Hawker Hurricane Mk I
Owner/operator:71 Squadron Royal Air Force (71 Sqn RAF)
Registration: V6636
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Scunthorpe -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Destination airport:RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Narrative:
Collided with Hurricane V6983 during formation flying practice, & crashed. P/O Philip Howard Leckrone, (pilot), a Battle of Britain veteran died as a result.
The pilot of V6983, P/O Erwin E. Orbison, was able to land his damaged aircraft safely back at RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey.


Sources:

http://bbm.org.uk/Leckrone.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Nov-2014 08:52 angels one five Added
09-May-2015 09:37 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Narrative]
08-Nov-2015 16:34 JINX Updated [Operator, Narrative]
07-Jan-2016 22:00 JIXN Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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