Jaguar XX732

Sepecat Jaguar GR1A XX732, 226 OCU, RAF Lossiemouth crashed Eskdalemuir Forest, Craik on 27th November 1986 Crew Accident Details The aircraft left Lossiemouth at 12:35 hrs for a low level training exercise.  At the controls was Captain David Ronald Buteau, a USAF exchange pilot.  The weather for the flight was good with occasional rain showers forecast,…

Phantom XV477

McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2 XV477 (C), 6 Squadron RAF Coningsby crashed Thack Moor, Alston on 20th November 1972 Crew Accident Details The aircraft, one of a pair returning to base after a sortie a low level sortie, encountered bad weather near Penrith. Visibility deteriorated as they approached the pennines and the flight carried out the…

Anson TX194

Avro Anson C.MK.19 TX194, Communication Squadron, RAF Turnhouse crashed Stagshaw Bank, Corbridge on 1st April 1958 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details Anson TX194 had left RAF Turnhouse early in the morning of 1st April 1958 for a Cross-Country exercise. At the controls was pilot Flt Lt John Ronald Currie Brouwer a WW2…

Hunter XG236

Hawker Hunter F6 XG236 (N), 66 Squadron, RAF Acklington crashed Wainhope, Kielder on 14th February 1958 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details At 0745 hrs on Friday, 14th February 1958 F/O Bryan Walter Schooling, having had breakfast in the mess, attended the daily weather briefing and afterward went to the squadron crew room…

Auster TW582

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.6 TW582, 664 (AOP) Squadron, RAF Hucknall  crashed Otterburn, Northumberland on 11th September 1955 Crew Accident Details 664(AOP) Squadron were on detachment from RAF Hucknall to take part in artillery shoots over the Otterburn range during the month of August 1955, which ran over into early September. On 11th September 1955 Lt Anthony…

Chipmunk WP780

De Havilland Chipmunk Mk.10 WP780, Durham UAS, RAF Usworth crashed Otterburn, Northumberland on 1st April 1955 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details The Durham University Air Squadron (UAS) Easter camp was to be held at RAF Usworth starting from 18th March 1955. The camp was to be divided into three periods, the last…

B17 44-6504

Boeing B17-G Fortress 44-6504 (PU-M), 303rd Bomb Group/360th Bomb Squadron, Molesworth crashed The Cheviot, Wooler on 16th December 1944 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details In the early morning of 16 December 1944 a force of B17’s from the 303rd Bomb Group took off from Molesworth in Cambridgeshire for a mission to bomb…

Mosquito DD753

De Havilland Mosquito NF Mk.II DD753, 54 O.T.U., RAF Charterhall crashed The Curr, Cheviot Hills on 12th December 1944 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details The aircraft took off at 21:50 hrs was on a night interception exercise when from RAF Charterhall when, 20 minutes later, it flew into the northern slopes of…

Beaufighter NE595

Bristol Beaufighter Mk.X NE595 (S), 603 Squadron, RAF Gambut, Libya crashed Fiskardo, Kefalonia, Greece on 19th July 1944 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details On the 19th July 1944 Beaufighter NE595 took off from RAF Gambut in Libya with two other aircraft to carry out an offensive sweep over the Aegean Sea. The…

Spitfire P8193

Supermarine Spitfire M.IIa P8193 (JZ-T), 57 O.T.U., RAF Boulmer crashed Houxty Wood, Bellingham on 26th April 1944 Crew Accident Details On the morning of 26th April 1944 pupil pilots Sgt Cyril Jewell and F/O Vito Porich were briefed to carry out a low flying cross country exercise. The route was Eslington Hall near Whittingham, Hallington…

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