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Whitley N1405

Aircraft Model:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk. V
Identities:N1405
Units:No. 51 Squadron, RAF

Timeline

19 March 1940Aircraft was shot down by flak, crashing into the sea off the northern tip of Sylt.
Pilot: F/Lt JOHN EDWARD BASKERVILLE, RAF 37537 (Killed)
Crew: P/O EMERY ORVILLE FENNELL, RAF 40293 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt BERTRAM DAVID SHEPPERSON, RAF 561926 (Missing)
Crew: LAC LESLIE CLOSE, RAF 548536 (Killed)
Crew: LAC WILLIAM GEORGE NEWTON, RAF 551758 (Killed)

References

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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