Personnel Index - Detail
29 September, 1940:
The month ended in tragedy when at 23.30hrs on this Sunday night, one of the unit's Hampdens on a training flight, flew into high ground at Haigh near Wakefield in Yorkshire, whilst in a turn at 1,000ft. Sadly all three members of the crew were killed. Sgt pilot Fred Catley (aged 21) and W/Ag Sgt Bert Hastie (aged 21) are buried in St. John's Churchyard, Scampton. Sgt Bill Nichol (aged 26) also pilot, is buried in Ayr Cemetery Scotland.
Sgt F.N.C. Catley Pilot (Killed)
Sgt B.V. Hastie W/AG (Killed)
Sgt W. Nichol Pilot (Killed)