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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14768
Last updated: 8 April 2019
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Date:07-DEC-1940
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:113 Squadron Royal Air Force (113 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1381
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr Sarande -   Albania
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First with 84 Sqn in Iraq prior to war, moved to Egypt to Greece in 1940 and transferred to 113 Squadron, Lost on raid Dec 07, 1940: L1381 was one of four Blenheims lost during a raid on Valona on 7 December 1941, when it crash-landed near Sarande after being damaged by an Italian fighter. No reported crew casualties

Sources:

http://113squadron.com/id21.htm
https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205208732
https://www.asisbiz.com/il2/Blenheim/Bristol-Blenheim/pages/Artwork-Bristol-Blenheim-MkI-RAF-113Sqn-VA-G-L1381-North-Africa-1941-0A.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Feb-2008 12:27 JINX Added
10-May-2013 20:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
10-May-2013 20:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Narrative]
20-Jun-2013 09:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
23-Aug-2013 18:10 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
27-Nov-2014 15:16 BlB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
08-Dec-2015 05:14 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Date, Narrative]
09-Oct-2018 17:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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