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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22231
Last updated: 23 April 2018
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Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:77 Sqn RAF
Registration: T4172
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Hornsea, East Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Driffield
Destination airport:
(KN-R) The aircraft took off at 1715hrs and was returning from operations on Berlin when it ditched out of fuel off Hornsea. Aircraft later washed up on beach, 4 mls south of Hornsea, East Yorkshire
Sgt N C Bizley RAF pilot ok
P/O Pearson pilot ok
Sgt Sewell observer ok
Sgt Middleton wireless operator ok
Sgt Higgins air gunner ok


Revision history:

05-Aug-2008 10:23 Added
09-May-2013 07:53 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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