Accident Bristol Blenheim Mk IV P4840,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17397
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Date:Wednesday 17 September 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic BLEN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:107 Sqn RAF
Registration: P4840
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Tripoli. -   Libya
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Luqa, Malta
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
Blenheim P4840: Took off for Anti shipping mission. 17/09/1941
The aircraft was shot down and crashed at sea off the coast of Tripoli, Libya.
P/O (65572) Peter Edmund Covell ROBINSON (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (925829) Bernard Frank BROOKS (Obs.) RAF - killed
Sgt (638941) Frank BURRELL (WOp/AG) RAFVR - killed


2.Blenheim production list
3.ORB 107 Sqdn
4.Henk Welting's Database

Revision history:

09-Apr-2008 11:08 Bleiente Added
11-May-2017 20:46 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Nov-2020 21:41 Cobar Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Nov-2020 21:43 Cobar Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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