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Hurricane crash at Cheb Aviation Days

During the Hawker Hurricane Mk. IV’s show on Sunday afternoon, the second day of Cheb’s aviation day, the aircraft crashed in a house.

A Hawker Hurricane (OO-HUR) from the Aviation Museum in Tocna, close to Prague, crashed on Sunday, August 14, 2022, while doing its display that had to start at 15.21 local time.  Sadly, it was determined that the accident sadly claimed the life of the pilot.

The Organizers posted the following statement on facebook;

The aircraft was based at Cheb Airfield for the weekend when the tragedy happened during the show. Witnesses said that the World War II aircraft abruptly lost altitude while turning and vanished from view. Thankfully, nobody on the ground has suffered any significant injuries as a result of the airplane’s collision.

Horizon would like to give sincere condolences to the family and friends of the pilot involved in the incident.

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