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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202447
Last updated: 18 December 2020
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Date:13-APR-1942
Time:00:30
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:76 Squadron Royal Air Force (76 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R9452
C/n / msn: MP-L
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Humanby Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Middleton St George, Durham
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On take off the aircraft collided with a dispersal platform which resulted in losing part of its undercarriage. The pilot managed to control the aircraft and jettison the bombs. While using up the fuel he ordered the crew to bale out. The aircraft crashed at Humanby 2 miles SSW of Filey Yorkshire
Crew
Flt Sgt J N Hobbs RCAF
Sgt Butler - Injured
Sgt H D Jones
Flt Sgt Rooney
Sgt W H Charlesworth
Sgt Roberts
Sgt R Davidson

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Dec-2017 16:06 Red Dragon Added
12-Nov-2018 08:49 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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