Handley Page Hampden Mk.I X3154 / ZN-A of No.106 Squadron RAF crashed on Rushup Edge near Chapel-en-le-Frith 21st December 1940

 

Michael Hubbard Pilot Officer Pilot Killed
Kenneth Walsingham Boyd Perkins Sergeant Navigator Killed
David William Smith Sergeant Wireless Operator/ Air gunner Killed
Derrick Joseph Davey Sergeant Air gunner Killed

 

The crew of the aircraft were on a night cross country navigation exercise from RAF Finningley near Doncaster.

Crash site of Handley Page Hampden Mk.I X3154 on Rushup Edge near Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire
Myself looking at the very small remains of X3154 on Rushup Edge.
Manchester Southern Cemetery war graves plot
The crew were all buried in different cemeteries in England
Sergeant David Smith is commemorated on the screen wall in the war graves section at Manchester Southern Cemetery.
Manchester Southern Cemetery war graves plot
War graves section at Manchester Southern Cemetery.