16/17-08-1940 (SGLO T0781) Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V P4955 ZA-G

Loss Chart on T0781
Day or Night of Operation 16/17 Aug 1940
Operation
Target Jena
Aircraft Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Built by Armstrong Whitworth
c/n or Werknr
Serial or Stammkenzeichen P4955
Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen ZA-G
Name
Unit 10 SQN
Air Force RAF
Take off time 20.34
Airfield Leeming
Crashed at 03.26
Cause of the Crash Hit by Flak over Jena
Crash Location Force landed Rijsbergen near Breda
Province Noord-Brabant
Damage
Salvaged by
Salvage date
Wreckage sent to
Source Chorley W.R. Bomber Command Losses 1939-1940 page 100
Additional source
Last update June 2016
Function Mil Rank Name Hon Mil Reg Age Air Force Cemetery Grave Remark
Pilot F/O. W.M.N. Nixon RAF Survived POW
Co-Pilot F/O. P.G. Whitby RAF Survived POW
Navigator Sgt. H.W. Bradley RAF Survived POW
Wireless op Sgt. E.R. Holmes RAF Survived POW
Air gunner Sgt. A.M. Somerville RAF Survived POW

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