Incident Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V P5011,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22189
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Date:Tuesday 3 September 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic whtl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:51 Sqn RAF
Registration: P5011
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:field beside the Great North Road at RAF Dishforth, Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Dishforth, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
(MH-K) The aircraft was taking off when it failed to become airborne it then ran through a fence losing its undercarriage and tailplane and finished up in a field
741867 Sgt John Purdie Wilson RAFVR pilot ok
Sgt J E Tilson RAFVR pilot ok
Sgt N Atkins RAFVR observer ok
Sgt H Gregson RAFVR wireless operator ok


Whitley production list

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
19 May 1940 N1408 51 Sqn RAF 0 Kolenfeld, Wunstorf, Niedersachsen w/o

Revision history:

04-Aug-2008 23:22 Anon. Added
04-Feb-2012 08:32 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Feb-2012 09:06 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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