Crash site of Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Z6663

9th June 1941
Whitley Mk.V Z6663
No.51 Sqn, RAF
Bank Foot, Ingleby Greenhow

Whitley Mk.V Z6663 coded MH-D of 51 Squadron RAF, crashed at Bank Foot near Ingleby Greenhow on the 9th June 1941 while returning from Dortmund   Gordon Stubbs Flight Sergeant Pilot Killed James Raymond Pertwee Pilot Officer Pilot Killed William Charles Goy Roper Sergeant Observer Killed Charles Frederick Ranson Sergeant Wireless Operator / Air Gunner … Continue reading “1941-06-09|Whitley Mk.V|Z6663|No.51 Sqn, RAF|Bank Foot, Ingleby Greenhow”

Wreckage at the crash site of Halifax DT581 on Hoar Side Moor, Todmorden, Yorkshire

21st January 1943
Halifax Mk.II DT581
No.51 Sqn, RAF
Hoar Side Moor, West Yorkshire

The crew had taken off from their base at Snaith near Selby to drop two mines (an A.108 and B.200 type) into the sea in the ‘Nectarines’ area of the … Continue reading “1943-01-21|Halifax Mk.II|DT581|No.51 Sqn, RAF|Hoar Side Moor, West Yorkshire”

Wreckage at the Crash site of Handley Page Halifax Mk.II HR727 on Blackden Edge, Kinder, Edale

5th October 1943
Halifax Mk.II HR727
No.51 Sqn, RAF
Blackden Edge, Kinder

The crew, stationed at Snaith in Yorkshire were taking part in a raid against the German city of Frankfurt. The outward leg proceeded normally until shortly after they had released … Continue reading “1943-10-05|Halifax Mk.II|HR727|No.51 Sqn, RAF|Blackden Edge, Kinder”