Date & Time: May 22, 1940 at 0100 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N1528
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Bombing
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Driffield - Driffield
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew left RAF Driffield at 2124LT on May 21 on a bombing mission over Euskirchen. En route, the crew was forced to abandon the aircraft and bailed out for unknown reason. Out of control, the aircraft crashed in a field near Metz and was destroyed. All five crew members were unhurt and were able to return to UK.
Crew (102nd Squadron):
P/O G. H. Womersley,
P/O R. F. Beauchair,
Sgt J. Derbyshire,
AC1 H. F. Hurt,
AC2 A. Sedgley.