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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22223
Last updated: 21 June 2018
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Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:77 Sqn RAF
Registration: T4226
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:20 miles off Scarborough, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Topcliffe
Destination airport:
(KN-J) The aircraft took off at 1704hrs for operations on Berlin but crashed on return into the sea
745268 Sgt Philip Rowe RAFVR pilot missing
741786 Sgt Reginald Douglas Ross RAFVR pilot buried Hanover War Cemetery
751929 Sgt Philip James Anstey RAFVR observer missing
751654 Sgt Peter O'Neill Darbishire RAFVR wireless operator missing
971677 Sgt Kenneth Henry Wake RAFVR air gunner missing


Revision history:

05-Aug-2008 10:22 Anon. Added
05-Sep-2010 06:15 Mosquito Updated [Narrative]
09-May-2013 07:30 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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