Incident Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V P4962,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22147
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Date:Saturday 8 June 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic whtl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:10 Sqn RAF
Registration: P4962
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Topcliffe, North Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Topcliffe, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Whitley P4962/P: The aircraft's undercarriage collapsed while taking off for a raid on Essen
S/Ldr (37462) Richard Bickford DFC (pilot) RAF ok
Sgt (566734) Harold Herbert George Howard (pilot) RAF ok
Sgt R N Lown (obs.) RAF ok
Sgt (550132) Joseph William Stephenson (WOp) RAF ok
LAC (540186) Harold Victor Seed (AG) RAF ok


ORB 10 Sqdn RAF

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
9 May 1941 P4946 10 Sqn RAF 0 North Sea off Friesland w/o

Revision history:

04-Aug-2008 09:55 Anon. Added
03-Jun-2015 06:58 Route Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Jun-2023 17:25 Nepa Updated [[Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]]

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