Hurricane AF984

Hawker Hurricane Mk.I AF984, 55 O.T.U. RAF Longtown crashed Kershopefoot, Newcastleton on 15th April 1943 Crew Accident Details Walter Marvin Hicks was on a night landing exercise from RAF Longtown. He had been flying for 45 minutes when at 03:45 hrs, the Hurricane he was flying dived vertically into a hillside 4 miles south of…

Defiant AA306

Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I AA306, 6 Ferry Pilot Pool crashed near Gilsland, Cumbria on 22nd June 1941 Crew Accident Details The aircraft was being ferried to Prestwick by First Officer John Arthur Marks, a pilot of the Air Transport Auxiliary. The accident report suggests that the machine was being ferried from Wolverhampton, with ATA records suggesting…

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…

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