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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204646
Last updated: 31 October 2019
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Date:13-JAN-1941
Time:
Type:Hawker Hurricane Mk I
Owner/operator:46 Squadron Royal Air Force (46 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P3062
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lod Farm, Ancaster, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 13 January 1941 two Hurricanes of 46 Sqn RAF collided in mid-air during a cine-gun air-to-air combat practice, almost overhead Barkston Heath airfield. Both crashed killing the respective pilots. The Hurricane I P3062 of 27-year old Plt Off Frederick Francis Harper came down at Lod Farm, Ancaster, Lincolnshire, while the Hurricane I V6816 of 24 years old Sgt Kenneth Edgecombe Markham fell at Belton Park, Grantham.

Sources:

http://www.ipswichwarmemorial.co.uk/frederick-francis-harper/
"1941 the turning point. Part 1", by John Foreman, ISBN 1-871187-22-2
http://www.bcar.org.uk/new1941-incident-logs
http://www.worldmilitair.com/serials/serials%20h/haw%20010%200025%20glo%20010.pdf
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancaster,_Lincolnshire
http://www.maplandia.com/united-kingdom/england/east-midlands/lincolnshire-county/ancaster/


Revision history:

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18-Jan-2018 16:50 Laurent Rizzotti Added

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