Aircraft Photo of K72** | Armstrong Whitworth AW-38 Whitley II | UK - Air Force | #7639
Registration / Serial:K72**
Aircraft Original Type:Armstrong Whitworth AW-38 Whitley
Aircraft Generic Type:Armstrong Whitworth AW-38 Whitley
Aircraft Version:Armstrong Whitworth AW-38 Whitley II
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:20 March 1941
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 7639
Photo Comment

The Whitley II is dropping paratroopers over Ringway whilst the Westland Lysander films the operation for the making of a propaganda film. Both aircraft belong to the Parachute Training Squadron of the based Central Landing School. Obtained from Manchester Airport over 40 years ago.

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