Royal Air Force

43 Squadron
RAF Leuchars

Hunter F.1


16th November 1954

Sgt. Walter Alfred Wilding

Hunter Ejection

Walter had  completed a QGH approach to Leuchars when his engine flamed out at 1,500'.

His aircraft, Hunter F.1 WT589, from 43 Sqn based at RAF Leuchars crashed into St.
Andrew's Bay 6 and a half miles east of the airfield

Sgt Walter Wilding successfully ejected using a Martin-Baker Mk.2H ejection seat


      Photos and some extracts used in this Biography  were  provided thanks to the Walter's son Ben.