Hawker Sea Hurricane NF684

This image is to illustrate the type only and is not the actual aircraft involved
By Adrian Pingstone. taken with a Nikon D5300 DSLR and Tamron 70-300 lens., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=50953113

This is the unfortunate crash site of a World War II Hurricane of 770 Squadron, Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve, flown by Sub. Lieutenant Walter Maw. The crash took place on the 17th of January 1944. The reasons for the crash are unknown but low cloud and bad weather were present that day. The pilot Walter Maw was 21 years old at the time of the crash. He was born in Brigg near Scunthorpe and his remains were interned a short distance away from his birth place at Brumby Cemetery Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. (Information acquired from Whitelee Windfarm website)