Eight members of the North Yorkshire Branch of the RAF Police Association attended this event organised by the staff of RAF Fylingdales to celebrate RAF C100 and to commemorate the shooting down of the first German aircraft to be downed on British soil.
The event was held in the grounds of a local PH & Restaurant (The Stables) on the outskirts of Whitby just one half mile from the original Crash Site.
There were more than 100 people present, RAF Serving members, RAF, RBL,RAFPA,Civil dignitaries and members of the public.The Deputy Station Commander RAF Fylingdales addressed those present , after which wreaths were laid . Ken Huxtable BEM laid a wreath on behalf of the NYB of RAFPA. A Tucano Aircraft completed a Flypast.
Refreshments were provided courtesy of the The Stables PH & Restaurant.
Members attending expressed their thanks for a pleasant and well organised event and for the welcome they received from the Fylingdales staff.

The German Aircraft was one of several which took off that morning of 3rd February 1940 their mission was to attack shipping off the North East Coast.
They were detected 60 miles out by the Chain Home Station at Danby Beacon on the North Yorkshire Moors.
Hurricane Fighters of 43 Suadron at Acklington were scrambled to intercept. Three Heinkels were shot down, two crashed into the North Sea off Northumberland the third came down on land adjacent Bannial Flat Farm, Whitby. Flt Lt Peter Townsend (One time friend of Princess Margaret) pilot of one the Hurricanes was credited with disabling the Starboard Engine and killing one of the crew.
This incident is well documented on various Websites and in a book "Broken Eagles" by Bill Norman.
The RAF Photographer not recognising the photogenic potential of NYB Members means that at our next meeting there will be a " Spot the Snowdrops" competition.