Incident Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V N1377,
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Date:Saturday 27 July 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 Sqn RAF
Registration: N1377
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Spijkenisse (De Nieuwe Uitslag van Putten polder), Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Driffield
Destination airport:Mannheim
Airborne 2030 26Jul40 from Driffield.
Forced-landed after being hit by Vlaardingen-based Luftwaffe Flak.
Mission: Operation Mannheim
Further Information
"Serial range N1345 - N1394. 40 Whitley Mk.V. Delivered by Armstrong Whitworth
Aircraft between 28Aug39 and 23Oct39. Contract No.75147/38. Also wore DY-G/P.

N1377 was badly damaged by Flak before on 27/28Oct39. P/O K.N.Gray and crew
were unhurt in the incident. Repaired and returned to Squadron service.
P/O R.F.Beauclair PoW
P/O J.C.W.Bushell PoW
Sgt E.A.Caloway PoW
Sgt C.Wood PoW
Sgt K.J.Read PoW
P/O R.F.Beauclair was interned in Camps Luftstalag1/Luftstalag3. PoW No.154, with P/O
J.C.W.Bushell. PoW No.156.
Sgt E.A.Caloway was held in Dulag Luft Interrogation Centre until Apr42. Interned
in Camp L3, PoW No.156.
Sgt K.J.Read in Camps L1/L6/357, PoW No.193 with
Sgt C.Wood, PoW No.200.
Sgt E.A.Caloway is also recorded as Sgt E.A.Galloway.


Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
19 May 1940 N1417 102 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF 2 Wilbers Farm, De Kleft, 1 km East of Bakel-Milheeze, Noord-Brabant w/o
15 August 1940 P5022 102 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF 0 RAF Driffield, East Yorkshire, England w/o
7 September 1941 Z6574 102 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF 5 North Sea 60 miles northeast of Bircham Newton, Norfolk, England w/o
8 November 1941 Z6796 102 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF 5 Süderoogsand (near), Amt Pellworm, Schleswig-Holstein w/o


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
29-May-2013 05:40 tomtodd Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2019 17:14 Cobar Updated [Embed code]
23-Jul-2019 15:02 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
23-Jul-2019 15:03 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
24-Jul-2019 08:17 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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