Lockheed Hudson Mk.I N7310 of No.220 Sqn RAF, flew into Withi Gill on the island of Hoy, Orkney on the 19th March 1941. The crew had become lost in atrocious weather and was getting D/F bearings to guide it to safety when it crashed

Lockheed Hudson at the Royal Air Force Museum

 

Richard Douglas Harris Sergeant Pilot Killed
Gerald Edward Towe Sergeant Co-pilot Killed
Howard Collard Street Sergeant Wireless Operator / Air gunner Killed
Wilfred Wood Sergeant Wireless Operator / Air gunner Killed

 

Large quantity of wreckage at the crash site of Lockheed Hudson N7310 on Withi Gill, Isle of Hoy
Large amounts of N7310 still lie on Withi Gill where they fell. This photo shows where both wings were dumped, the port wing is visible, the starboard wing is lying facing downhill, the edge of it can be seen to the left of the port wing. The starboard wing was entirely burnt out and is in poor condition.
Port wing at the crash site of Lockheed Hudson N7310 on Withi Gill, Isle of Hoy
Alf kneeling next to the upturned port wing.
Fuselage section from Lockheed Hudson N7310 near the crash site on the Isle of Hoy
Some distance away lie two pieces of fuselage, this one is part of the skinning from the rear port side of the fuselage with the serial number on it.
Graves of the crew of Lockheed Hudson N7310 at Lyness Naval Cemetery, Isle of Hoy
All four of the crew were laid to rest side by side in Lyness Naval Cemetery on the Island of Hoy.