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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14646
Last updated: 23 February 2020
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Date:24-MAY-1942
Time:day
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:1 AGS RAF
Registration: L1218
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 miles east of RAF Pembrey, Caernarvonshire, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Pembrey, Carmarthenshire
Destination airport:RAF Pembrey
Narrative:
Blenheim L1218 (Air Gunnery School) Written off (destroyed) 24/5/1942: Engine caught fire & dived into ground, 3 miles East of Pembrey, Caernarvonshire.
Crew:
pilot ????
LAC (1376316) George Alfred LAYTON (Wireless Op/Air Gunner) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

1. Halley, J J, 1993, Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000 to N9999, p.9.
2. https://www.wwwmp.co.uk/carmarthenshire-memorials/raf-pembrey/
3. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2965455/layton,-george-alfred/
4. http://www.ggat.org.uk/timeline/pdf/Military%20Aircraft%20Crash%20Sites%20in%20Southeast%20Wales.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 20:40 JINX Added
23-Aug-2013 03:35 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Source, Narrative]
15-Dec-2014 18:01 Jixon Updated [Operator]
15-Dec-2014 18:01 Froome Updated [Aircraft type, Phase]
19-May-2019 17:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2019 15:42 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
23-Feb-2020 10:42 Iwosh Updated [Location, Nature, Narrative, Operator]

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