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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22183
Last updated: 27 April 2019
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Date:10-SEP-1940
Time:
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:78 Squadron Royal Air Force (78 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N1490
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF stn Linton on Ouse, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Dishforth
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was returning from operations when it crashed on landing
41323 P/O Clarence Sydney Robson RAF (Canada) pilot ok
Sub Lt (A) Peter John Hoad RN pilot ok
580871 Sgt Ronald McCaulay Heyworth RAF observer ok
Sgt R Markland RAF wireless operator ok
Sgt H Hawksley RAFVR air gunner ok

Sources:

From the Air Observer Ronald Heyworth's log book; "Base (Dishforth) - Ameland - Bremen - Heavy AA fire over dockyards - Ameland - Crashed at Linton


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2008 23:22 Anon. Added
23-Jan-2012 04:46 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
15-Aug-2012 12:44 SimonLJ Updated [Source]

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