Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Richard A.V. Hazlehurst 1922-1960

Richard Hazlehurst flew with Bomber Command during the war and won the DFC, joined Bristol Siddeley Engines as a test pilot in 1959. He had 7,800 flying hours on 30 different types of aircraft. He was killed in an accident at Filton to a Fairey Gannet along with two of the company's flight development technicians, P. Field and E. P. Potter.