ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22181
Last updated: 1 October 2014
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Date:11-SEP-1940
Time:
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:77 Sqn RAF
Registration: N1431
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:3
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Leeming, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Topcliffe
Destination airport:RAF Leeming
Narrative:
(KN-D) The aircraft overshot its landing on return from operations and crashed into a tented area on the airfield killing three people
41912 P/O Peter Ernest Eldridge RAF pilot ok
Sub Lt (A) Peter Owen Williams RN pilot ok
580883 Sgt Victor Charles Cowley RAF observer ok
620421 Sgt Frank Crawford RAF wireless operator ok
637484 Sgt Raymond Carter Dawson RAF air gunner ok

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2008 23:22 92.5.23.31 Added
09-May-2013 06:30 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
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