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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14728
Last updated: 19 November 2020
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Date:01-MAR-1942
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:60 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (60 OTU RAF)
Registration: L1324
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF East Fortune, East Lothian, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF East Fortune
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 1 March 1942 the Blenheim I L1324 of 60 OTU RAF was wrecked when it crashed after an engine cut on take-off from East Fortune airfield. Sgt R. Tidy, the solo pilot, was injured.

Sources:

"The Bristol Blenheim: A Complete History", by Graham Warner. ISBN 0-85979-101-7
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_East_Fortune
http://wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=55.995000&lon=-2.713889&z=13


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Feb-2008 19:29 JINX Added
02-Feb-2012 08:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
15-Aug-2013 05:52 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source]
11-Nov-2014 20:32 Tu160 Blackjack Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
02-Mar-2018 09:22 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Feb-2020 10:26 Iwosh Updated [Location, Nature, Operator]

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