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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171000
 
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Date:05-JAN-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HURI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hawker Hurricane Mk I
Owner/operator:71 (Eagle) Squadron Royal Air Force (71 (Eagle) Sqn RAF)
Registration: V6636
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Scunthorpe -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Collided with Hurricane V6983 during formation flying practice and crashed. P/O Philip Howard Leckrone, a Battle of Britain veteran died as a result.
The pilot of V6983, P/O Erwin E. Orbison, was able to land his damaged aircraft safely back at RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey.


Sources:

http://bbm.org.uk/Leckrone.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Nov-2014 08:52 angels one five Added
09-May-2015 09:37 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Narrative]
08-Nov-2015 16:34 JINX Updated [Operator, Narrative]
07-Jan-2016 22:00 JIXN Updated [Operator, Narrative]
05-Dec-2019 08:43 angels one five Updated [Phase, Narrative]
19-Mar-2021 17:57 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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