Hawker Hurricane Mk.I V7539 of No.601 Squadron, flew into Scar Crags near Keswick on the 29th March 1941
|John Wilfred Seddon||Flying Officer||Pilot||Killed|
Flying Officer Seddon was ferrying the aircraft, along with Pilot Officer Smith in V6987, from RAF Northolt in North London to RAF Crosby-on-Eden near Carlisle. Around the Lake District were snow showers and low cloud. After becoming separated in the poor weather F/O Seddon had flown to the west of Keswick when his aircraft struck the upper most part of Scar Crags at about 2,000 – 2,100 feet above sea level. The wreckage fell back down the steep slope below the crash site where some of it was destroyed by fire.