Kettlewell Longcliffe Edge, Great Whernside Crash Site




Died WW2

Pilot Sgt S CHADWICK RAFVR Aged 21

Navigator Sgt F W ROBSON RAFVR Aged 30

Flight Engineer Sgt F J ROBINSON RAF Aged 25

Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt N MARTIN RAF Aged 19

Bomb Aimer Sgt D P AITKIN RAFVR Aged 21

Air Gunner Sgt E STABLER RAFVR Aged 20

Air Gunner Sgt K VINCENT RAFVR Aged 19


The cause was likely due to severe icing. Date 23/11/1943. Halifax Mk II, DT578 from 1653 HCU at Riccall for a night cross country training exercise.