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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90395
Last updated: 15 January 2020
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Date:13-APR-1945
Time:15:40
Type:Hawker Tempest Mk V
Owner/operator:56 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (56 OTU RAF)
Registration: EJ542
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lamberton Moor, north of Berwick-on-Tweed -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Milfield, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Milfield
Narrative:
Whilst on a low-level cross country navex from Milfield the pilot encountered sea fog. He made a 180 degree turn and headed inland.
The Tempest crashed into high ground, 720 feet above sea level.

F/O (173343) George William Ransom Ford RAFVR - killed in a flying accident.
R.I.P.

Sources:

http://www.milfield.org.uk/56th_operational_unit.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Feb-2011 06:57 angels one five Added
15-Jan-2012 14:45 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Narrative]
26-Nov-2012 01:01 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Sep-2013 07:55 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
23-Oct-2013 13:21 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
08-Jan-2014 03:22 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
29-Jan-2014 19:09 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Sep-2014 23:52 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Narrative]
17-Apr-2015 17:59 Koumes Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
29-May-2018 17:44 angels one five Updated [Time, Narrative]

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