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Hurricane I V7009 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane I V7009

Block 3/G, Gloster Aircraft Co, RR Merlin III or XX, July 1940 - Aug 1941 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

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410902 - Unaccounted airmen - 2-9-1941V3210 was a none fatal accident, the pilot walked away. The location in the AB books and on the 1180 is incorrect as there is no Consburn Moor in the area, the nearest alternative is the area above Cowburn Tunnel, which is Colborne. Here are the ORB entries for some of the other accidents. No.15 EFTS September 2nd 1941, “Accident to Magister L8335 at Burnfoot RLG – Pilot, LAC Szymen, C. Aircraft stalled when carrying out forced landing practice approach below prescribed height.” No.54 OTU September 2nd 1941, “There was a fatal accident at 0943 hours No.1380126 Sgt A.C. Howard was piloting an Oxford aircraft with No.1286483 Sgt C.A. Edwards as passenger. It appears that Sgt Howard lost control of the aircraft while flying in cloud and failed to recover until almost on the ground when he pulled out so suddenly that the elevators and ailerons were pulled off. The aircraft crashed near Malton, Yorks. It was completely wrecked, and both occupants killed.” I didn't copy the page from the No.55 OTU ORB for V7009, probably because it was close to the airfield and a non fatal accident. ....Read More.alclark on 7th December 2008 12:16:49
410902 - Unaccounted airmen - 2-9-1941Hi Henk, Hurricane I, V7009 of 55 OTU on 2-9-41 piloted by Sgt JF Gibson RCAF R72083, engine failure near Woolsington, no injury to pilot. Regards, Roy ....Read More.Roy Nixon on 7th December 2008 02:08:11

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