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Hawker Hurricane V7166 - 22/05/1942

Pilot Officer D. W. J. Reynolds of the Merchant Ship Fighter Unit was taking off in Hawker Hurricane No V7166 when the aircraft stalled from a height of 30 feet and crashed back down onto the runway damaging the propeller, engine, undercarriage and main planes. 

Pilot Officer Reynolds was uninjured in the accident and the aircraft was subsequently repaired and returned to the Merchant Ship Fighter Unit.

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