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 Whitley V  Z9289


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 06 Jan 42 Aircraft Name Whitley V Serial Number Z9289
Unit 102 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details Took off 0424 6 Jan 1942 from Dalton. Turned back over Cherbourg after the starboard engine failed.
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/11399Sergeant A Hollingworth (RAAF), Sergeant A G Buchanan: killed; Sergeant L Jackson: injured; Whitley Z9289, 102 Squadron; aircraft crashed at Barnsley on return from an operational flight over Cherbourg, France, 6 January 1942.C17059128
AIR81/12701Pilot Officer C F Ferris, Sergeant R C Bell, Sergeant N T Gander: killed; Sergeant J Davies: died of injuries; Sergeant H A Hentall; injured; Whitley Z9289, 78 Squadron; aircraft crashed at RAF Croft on return from an operational flight over Boulogne, France, 14 March 1942.C17083451

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Whitley V Z9289

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantAlexander Gibson BUCHANAN (R/58102) Whitley V Z9289  IBCC 1942-01-06102 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDoncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery
SergeantAlexander HOLLINGWORTH (404246) Whitley V Z9289  IBCC 1942-01-06102 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDoncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery

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