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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22180
Last updated: 20 April 2019
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Date:15-SEP-1940
Time:19:38
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:10 Sqn RAF
Registration: P4966
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:20 miles off Spurn Head, East Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leeming, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft took off at 1938hrs and was returning from operations on Antwerp when it was forced to ditch after the starboard engine failed 20 miles off Spurn Head, East Yorkshire all rescued by Minesweeper trawler HMS Kurd FY639
Crew:
32099 S/Ldr Kenneth Francis Ferguson RAF pilot ok
741897 Sgt Charles Stanley Rogers RAFVR pilot ok
747914 Sgt Walter Fraser RAFVR observer ok
Sgt Ernest Cummings wireless operator ok
Sgt Mark Niman air gunner ok

Sources:

ORB 10 Sqdn RAF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2008 23:22 Anon. Added
03-Jun-2015 07:04 Rata Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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