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P3757

Hurricane

18th Aug 1940 F/O Hartland de Montarville Molson [Montreal, Quebec], slightly injured in landing accident at RAF Station Hornchurch, Essex in Hurricane Mk I P3757 coded YO*G.
12/02/43 Crash landing, Hendon/Sta 575, England, Cat4 damage, Pilot R L Hester Jr, 8th AF.
02/07/43 Landing accident, Warton/Sta 582, England, Cat3 damage, Pilot Thomas E Smith, 87th TpS 27th TpG 8th AF.
19/12/43 after take off from Warton when engine of Hurricane P3757 cut out. Levings made a safe wheels-up landing.

Service

Units

People

  • Richard Hester

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 392nd Bomb Group
    Accident while landing 27 August 1943 on test flight in B24 42-7467

  • Frank Levings

    Military | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    19 December 1943 after take off from Warton when engine of Hurricane P3757 cut out. Levings made a safe wheels-up landing.

  • Thomas Smith

    Military | Pilot | 353rd Fighter Group

  • William Wren

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

Places

  • Hendon

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF station which in 1944 was home to Douglas C-47 Skytrain lodgers.

  • Warton

    Military site : airfield
    Built as a satellite airfield for Squires Gate, it was earmarked for US use even before America entered the Second World War. Its location made it ideal for use as a depot station, where incoming US aircraft could be processed and moved on to active...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Hornchurch, Greater London, UK 18 August 1940

F/O Hartland de Montarville Molson [Montreal, Quebec], slightly injured in landing accident at RAF Station Hornchurch, Essex in Hurricane Mk I P3757 coded YO*G. 18th Aug 1940.

Crashed Hendon, London NW4, UK 29 November 1942

Landing accident RAF Hendon Cat 3 damage pilot William D Wren, 29-Nov-42.

VIII AFSC

Crashed Hendon, London NW4, UK 12 February 1943

Crash landing, Hendon/Sta 575, England, Cat4 damage, Pilot R L Hester Jr, 8th AF. 12th Feb 1943.

Crashed Warton, Carnforth, Lancashire, UK 2 July 1943

Landing accident, Warton/Sta 582, England, Cat3 damage, Pilot Thomas E Smith, 87th TpS 27th TpG 8th AF. 2nd July 1943.

Crashed Warton, Carnforth, Lancashire, UK 19 December 1943

After take off from Warton when engine of Hurricane P3757 cut out. Levings made a safe wheels-up landing. 19th Dec 1943.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 January 2016 13:11:41 Al_Skiff Changes to markings, events, unit associations and person associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=P3757&Submit4=Go Accident Record Details.
http://www.avcanada.ca/forums2/viewtopic.php?f=54&t=84947&start=225 RCAF Accident Details.
http://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/68476 Levings Accident Details.

Date Contributor Update
27 July 2015 20:18:30 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=P3757&Submit4=Go Accident Record Details.
http://www.avcanada.ca/forums2/viewtopic.php?f=54&t=84947&start=225 RCAF Accident Details.
http://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/68476 Levings Accident Details.

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