Bomber Command target Hanover

25th July 1941: A first combat operation for a Navigator on a Whitley bomber

Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mark V, Z9266 'ZA-K' of No. 10 Squadron RAF based at Leeming, Yorkshire, in flight. Z9266 was soon to be transferred to No. 77 Squadron RAF, with whom it went missing while on a raid to Dusseldorf on 28 December 1941. The design of the wings meant that the aircraft flew slightly ‘head down’, generating drag. Like the other RA…

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