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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14799
Last updated: 8 May 2020
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Date:30-OCT-1939
Time:12:50
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:18 Squadron Royal Air Force (18 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1415
C/n / msn: WV-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Quakenbrück, district of Osnabrück, in Lower Saxony -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Metz, France
Destination airport:Metz, France
Narrative:
Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 L1415, (WV-H) 18 Squadron, RAF: Took off from Metz, France for Reconnaissance mission over Hamm and Hanover. Failed to return, reported shot down by Bf.109 of Lt Heinz Lang (1st victory) 1./JG21 near Quakenbrück, district of Osnabrück, in Lower Saxony, 23 km West South West of Vechta, Germany. (At approximate Coordinates: 52°40′38″N 07°57′27″E). All three crew killed

Crew:
Flying Officer (39075) Dennis Frederick ELLIOT (pilot) RAF - killed.
Sgt (563071) Kenneth Burton CREW (observer) RAF - killed.
AC.1 (537306) John Arthur GARRICK (Wop/AG) RAF - killed.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/38: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C14142121
3. http://www.lostbombers.co.uk/bomber.php?id=8539
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1475242/elliot,-denis-frederick/
5. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1475230/crew,-kenneth-burton/
6. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1475246/garrick,-john-arthur/
7. http://www.oldhaltonians.co.uk/pages/rememb/ROH/19.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2008 07:25 JINX Added
22-Jun-2008 21:43 JINX Updated
17-Dec-2009 09:32 october1944@gmail.co Updated
17-Aug-2011 04:02 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Narrative]
23-Jan-2012 04:29 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator]
03-Jun-2013 07:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
22-Jul-2013 20:30 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
12-Oct-2013 03:22 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
15-Nov-2013 14:52 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
07-Dec-2013 07:02 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
18-Dec-2013 18:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
15-Dec-2014 14:54 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 15:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
03-Jun-2019 22:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2019 04:17 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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