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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22209
Last updated: 4 April 2019
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Date:04-AUG-1940
Time:
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:78 Squadron Royal Air Force (78 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P4941
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Aislaby Carr, Riseborough near Pickering, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Dishforth
Destination airport:
Narrative:
(EY-D) Aircraft was short of fuel after operations to an oil refinery at Cologne, unable to pinpoint base due to a thick layer of fog the pilot belly landed his aircraft before his fuel finally ran out
40141 F/O D Stewart u201CStewu201D Robertson RAF (Canada) pilot ok
36263 P/O Michael Lomax Stedman RAF (New Zealand) pilot ok
581204 Sgt Robert Victor Collinge RAF observer ok
620573 Sgt F A Barton RAF wireless operator ok
42359 F/Lt N W McLeod RAF air gunner ok

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2008 23:23 Anon. Added
23-Jan-2012 03:34 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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