Accident Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V P4986,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245408
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Date:Saturday 17 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:51 Sqn RAF
Registration: P4986
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Peine -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Dishforth, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
The airplane exploded midair during an attack on the Bohlen Oil Plant. All five crew members died in the crash.


Revision history:

07-Dec-2020 16:05 gerard57 Added
07-Dec-2020 16:05 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
26-Dec-2020 21:07 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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