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 […]

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 Crew Accident Details During a night exercise from RAF Charterhall the aircraft flew into the northern slopes of The Curr and broke up over the flank of the hill. The Crash Site Considering the wooden construction […]

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 […]

B17 42-31604

Boeing B17-G Fortress 42-31604, Unassigned ditched in Loch Quoich, Western Scotland on 13th January 1944 Crew Accident Details The aircraft was on a transatlantic ferry flight from Goose Bay to Nutts Corner when, 600 miles off the Scottish coast, it suffered an engine failure, the wireless went u/s and the pilot decided to ditch in […]

Beaufighter T3038

Bristol Beaufighter Mk.II, 54 O.T.U., RAF Winfield crashed Hutton Mill Bridge, Foulden on 4th January 1943 Crew Accident Details At around 1 o’clock in the afternoon on 4th January 1943, Sgt Robert Frederick Norwood and his navigator, Sgt Irvine Jackson, took off from RAF Winfield in Beaufighter Mk II, T3038 for a training flight. Not […]

Magister R1849

Miles Magister Mk.I R1849 (5), 15 E.F.T.S., RAF Kingstown crashed High Long House, Kielder on 10th December 1941 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details The aircraft was on an aerobatic and navigation training exercise from RAF Kingstown on the outskirts of Carlisle when the pilot became lost above cloud and made a forced […]

Avian G-ABCO

Avro Avian, G-ABCO, Border Flying Club crashed Low Houses, Low Gate on 14th August 1937 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details Mr Robert Birley left Newcastle for Carlisle in Avian G-ABCO, his ultimate destination is unknown but as an acting Barrister he travelled all over the North and he lived in Liverpool so […]