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…

Hurricane Z5051

Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIB Z5051 (YB-H), 4 Delivery Flight, RAF Inverness crashed Rochester, Redesdale on 9th December 1941 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details The aircraft, an ex-17 Squadron machine, was being ferried from Inverness to Grangemouth near Edinburgh. Maintaining an altitude of 6000ft because of low cloud Sgt Leaver, believing he was over…

Anson N5094

Avro Anson Mk.I N5094, 49 Squadron, RAF Scampton crashed Upper Coquetdale on 5th March 1940 Crew Accident Details Anson N5094 took for a delivery flight from Scampton in Lincolnshire to Kinloss in Scotland. The purpose of the flight was the ferrying of personnel and equipment, as 49sqn had detachments at both bases during this period…

Hart K6482

Hawker Hart Trainer K6482, 152 Squadron, RAF Acklington crashed The Cheviot on 10th October 1939 Crew Accident Details During October 1939 152 Squadron began to reform at RAF Acklington in Northumberland. Gladiator aircraft of 603 (City of Edinburgh) Auxiliary Squadron, who were based at RAF Turnhouse and making the transition to Spitfires, were being transferred…

Blenheim K7067

Bristol Blenheim Mk.I, 90 Squadron, RAF Bicester crashed Cottonshopeburnfoot on 30th August 1938 Crew Accident Details In the late morning of 30th August 1938 Blenheim K7067 took off from RAF Bicester for a cross-country exercise. The pilot for this journey was the A flight commander, F/O Hughie Idwal Edwards. Later that afternoon the aircraft was…

Fury K7273

Hawker Fury Mk.II K7273, 41 Squadron, RAF Catterick crashed Near Alwinton on 20th April 1938 Crew Accident Details The aircraft was taking part in Air Observer Corps exercises over the Redesdale range when an engine failure forced P/O Strong to make a forced landing on rough ground.  As the aircraft taxied after landing it hit…

Audax K7382

Hawker Audax K7382, 26(AC) Squadron, RAF Catterick  crashed Otterburn, Northumberland on 22nd July 1937 Crew Accident Details On the 22nd May 1937 a detachment of Audax bi-planes set off from RAF Catterick in Yorkshire to take part in Artillery shoots on the Redesdale Ranges near Otterburn.  Whilst here the aircraft were to operate from a…

DH60 Moth G-ABGM

De Havilland DH60 Moth G-ABGM crashed Carter Fell, Cheviot Hills on 6th July 1933 Crew Accident Details Sadly no official documents have been found relating to this crash, however it is reported in the Jedburgh Gazette that the aircraft flew into the English side of Carter Fell at the head of Redesdale on 6th July 1933…

DH9A E77

Airco DH9A E77, RAF Delivery Flight crashed Hepple Whitefield, Rothbury on 14th October 1920 Crew Accident Details The aircraft was being ferried from Farnborough to the Naval Station at Donibristle when fog was encountered over Northumberland.  F/O Cassidy opted to put the aircraft down but chose to do so over an area of high ground…

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