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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147220
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:13-AUG-1940
Time:day
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:82 (United Provinces) Squadron Royal Air Force (82 (United Provinces) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R3821
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aalborg airport -   Denmark
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Watton
Destination airport:
Narrative:
12 Blenheim bombers left their base on august 13, one returned due to fuel problem. The remaining 11 a/c continued towards Aalborg and the German Air Base. The a/c was spotted when passing Søndervig and where met by Bf 109 and flak over Aalborg. All a/c was shot down, 20 crewmembers was killed and 11 was POW.
The wreck was found in 1995 during construction work at Aalborg airport AAL-EKYT.

Sources:

Display, Aalborg defence museum


Images:


Parts of the a/c on display at Aalborg defence museum, 2012.

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jul-2012 10:52 Masen63 Added
30-Nov-2012 04:22 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2013 08:22 Nepa Updated [Operator]
14-Aug-2013 20:42 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Departure airport]
21-Aug-2013 17:56 Nepa Updated [Operator]
26-Sep-2018 08:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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