Unknown Civil Aircraft

Unknown Civil Aircraft crashed Deadwater Farm, Kielder on 20th July 1984 Crew Accident Details The pilot was returning to Cheshire from a family visit to Aberdeen when over the high ground of Northumberland a rain squall was encountered making visibility difficult. A successful forced landing was made in a field adjacent to Deadwater Farm. Two…

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…

Mosquito RF847

De Havilland Mosquito Mk.VI RF847, 16 Ferry Pilots Pool, Kirkbride crashed Riccalton, Cheviot Hills on 30th March 1945 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details The aircraft was being ferried from RAF Kirkbride near Carlisle, home to 16 Ferry Pilots Pool of the Air Transport Auxiliary, to 404 Squadron based at Banff in Scotland.…

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…

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…

Auster MT139

Taylorcraft Auster Mk.IV, 658(AC) Squadron, RAF Collyweston crashed Otterburn, Northumberland on 10th April 1944 Crew Accident Details The aircraft was on detachment from RAF Collyweston and taking part in artillery shoots on the Redesdale Range. The flight had travelled up to RAF Catterick from RAF Collyweston on the 2nd April, but owing to bad weather…

Wellington Z1078

Vickers Wellington Mk.IC Z1078 (JN-L), 150 Squadron, RAF Snaith crashed The Cheviot, Northumberland on 15th January 1942 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details On 15th January 1942 Wellington Z1078 left RAF Snaith in Yorkshire, it was one of fourteen aircraft assigned to attack Hamburg in Germany. Flak was moderately accurate over the target…

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