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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224175
Last updated: 1 December 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1940
Time:10:30 LT
Type:Hawker Hurricane Mk 1
Owner/operator:43 Squadron Royal Air Force (43 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1734
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Liddles Field, Red Row, South Broomhill, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Narrative:
Hawker Hurricane Mk.I L1734 ("FT-G") of 43 Squadron, RAF Acklington. Written off (destroyed) 18.1.40 when collided with Hurricane L2066 ("FT-M", also of 43 Squadron) over Liddle's Field, Red Row, Broomhill, Acklington, Northumberland (known locally as Jobson's Field). while returning from a Convoy Patrol over the North Sea. Both pilots of both Hurricanes were killed.

Pilot of Hurricane L1734 - Sgt. Henry John Steeley (Service Number 565952, aged 23) - killed in active service

Sources:

1. Almost Forgotten: The Search for Aviation Accidents in Northumberland By Chris R. Davies
2. http://www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=10883
3. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1940-1949_28.html
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2714501/steeley,-henry-john/
5. https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234963507-all-the-hurricane-questions-you-want-to-ask-here/&do=findComment&comment=1674526


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Apr-2019 01:24 Dr. John Smith Added
21-Apr-2019 01:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration]
21-Apr-2019 11:23 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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