RAF Hospital Halton
|Date of Injury:
|D.O.B/Age when admitted:
|Cause of Incident:
Crashed on take off in a bomber, colliding with another aircraft. Burnt attempting to rescue other crew members.
|Transferred to QVH:
Burns to face and hands.
|No. of Operations at East Grinstead:
This is to certify that the patient mentioned below and whose description is stated hereon is the authorised holder of this Identity card.
Wireless Op/Air Gunner
|Age at Death:
Known as 'Hutch'.
Hutchinson joined the RAF at 15 as a Boy Airman, training as a wireless operator. He later joined 61 Sqn, and was one of the early burns' patients at QVH. He left the RAF in 1974.
OTU - Operational Training Unit