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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244680
Last updated: 6 November 2020
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Date:01-MAY-1940
Time:11:00
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley B.Mk V
Owner/operator:102 Sqn RAF
Registration: N1500
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6 miles southeast of Huntly, Bainshole, Aberdeenshire, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kinloss, Moray Firth
Destination airport:RAF Driffield, Yorkshire
Narrative:
Whitley L1500 left RAF Kinloss on a positioning flight to RAF Driffield. While flying some 6 miles southeast of Huntly, the aircraft hit the Hill of Foudland. Three crewmen were killed while all five other occupants were injured. Two survivors died from their injuries, one on the 6 of May, the second on the 25 of May 1940.
Crew:
F/O K. N. Gray,
Sgt J. H. Hopper,
Sgt F. J. Bass,
AC1 A. W. H. Hart,
AC2 G. Main,
AC1 H. Buttery,
AC1 J. A. Hewitt,
AC1 F. Wallwork.

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=N1500
https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-armstrong-whitworth-aw38-whitley-v-huntly


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Nov-2020 06:44 ryan Added
06-Nov-2020 16:37 Sycak Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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