Incident Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V P4945,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22195
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Date:Thursday 15 August 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic whtl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:102 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF
Registration: P4945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:13
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Driffield, East Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:RAF Driffield, East Yorkshire
Destination airport:
(DY-L) The aircraft was destroyed during a bombing raid on the airfield
The following people were killed in the air raid on Driffield
944309 LAC Bertram Ash RAFVR killed
752795 AC2 Arthur Sydney Daws RAFVR killed
632880 LAC Harold Donkin RAF (DoI 23.08.40)
567295 LAC Kenneth Eric New RAF killed
948296 AC2 Eric Offord RAFVR killed
752773 AC2 John William Morgan Windle RAFVR killed
882414 ACW2 Marguerita Hudson WAAF killed The first WAAF killed in WWII
East Yorkshire Regt,
D/26440 Cpl Frank Rate White killed
D/27752 Pte Joseph Devereux killed
D/37429 Pte Alfred Harrison killed
D/39274 Pte Thomas Round killed
1523282 Gunner Geoffrey Ward Turner, Royal Artillery killed
Mr F Ibbotson civilian killed


Whitley production list

Revision history:

04-Aug-2008 23:22 Anon. Added
26-Jun-2012 12:30 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
31-May-2013 16:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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