Halifax W7876 was taxying at RAF Graveley on 17th December 1942.
Its seven-man crew comprised:
- PN McEvoy
The AM Form 1180 shows “Taxying in bad visibility (heavy rain) both pilot and navigator keeping look out struck van. O/C: Captain at fault for attempting to …. and the driver of the vehicle for failing to comply with instructions. Investigation concluded that the incident was as a result of bad visibility and misjudgement on the part of the navigator
AM Form 78
The AM Form 78 (Movement Card) does not show show any movements at the time of the incident, suggesting that the aircraft remained on charge of the squadron.