Incident Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V N1435,
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Date:Sunday 4 August 1940
Time:06:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic whtl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:77 Sqn RAF
Registration: N1435
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Staxton Wold, Staxton, East Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Driffield, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
(KN-O) Unable to land at 'dromes (covered in mist) the aircraft force landed in a field, short of fuel half a mile E of Staxton Wold returning from the Ruhr
39904 F/O William Alan Stenhouse RAF Pilot ok
P/O Robert Butler Macgregor RAF 2nd Pilot
746840 Sgt Claude Lionel Geoffrey Hood RAFVR Observer ok
551597 Sgt John Burrow RAF wireless operator/air gunner ok
632374 Sgt Harold Davies RAF air gunner ok

Sources:

Information from the Flying Accident Card.
Pilot's Log Book copies and & 77 Squadron records.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2008 23:23 Anon. Added
28-Sep-2011 03:37 Anon. Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
07-May-2013 09:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
18-May-2024 18:51 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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