He was the son of Thomas Loughridge and Ellen Loughridge, of Scotch Quarter, Carrickfergus.
The WW2 Forum website advises the following:
" ..... Killed at 23:30 hrs when Hurricane IIC Z3576 crashed at Kingsdown QL site in Wiltshire.
The aircraft was tasked with searchlight co-operation and was orbiting the dummy airfield beacon when he had to turn suddenly to avoid collission with another Hurricane . The turn became a spin and he spun in from 500 feet.
Ross ..... "
Loughridge is buried in Carrickfergus(Victoria) Cemetery, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland.