Incident Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk IV K9022,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22158
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Date:Sunday 3 March 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic whtl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk IV
Owner/operator:10 Sqn RAF
Registration: K9022
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Dishforth, North Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Dishforth, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Dishforth
Whitley +(ZA-M) Cross Country Training flight. The aircraft overshot the runway during a landing and crashed into a field at Dishforth 22:10hrs
Pilot: 564740 Sgt Leslie Arthur Keast
2nd Pilot: 580022 Sgt Walter Stanley Hilary
Observer: 580910 Sgt John Jacob Myers
WOp/Air Gunner: 611204 LAC Robert Edward Nicholson
WOp/Air Gunner: 550746 LAC John Patrick D'Arley Mitchell


ORB 10 Sqdn RAF

Revision history:

04-Aug-2008 09:55 Anon. Added
03-Jun-2015 06:55 Taylor Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2022 07:15 Anon. Updated [Cn, Total occupants, Departure airport, Narrative]
14-May-2024 21:46 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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