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Whitley K7260

Aircraft Model:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk. II
Units:No. 97 Squadron, RAF


18 December 1939Aircraft crashed near Kingston Bagpuize, 6 miles W of Abingdon, Oxfordshire, after losing height and striking a tree during a training flight.
Pilot: F/O JOHN GASKELL HOWARD, RAF 39526 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt ALBERT COE, RAF 565860 (Killed)
Crew: P/O CLAIR NEIL ROBINSON, RAF 75171 (Killed)


Chorley, W.R. 1992 Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War - Volume 1: 1939-1940. Leicester: Midland Counties Publications.

Robertson, B. 1979 British Military Aircraft Serials, 1911-1979. Cambridge: Patrick Stephens Ltd.

Record updated on 5 May 2018.


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