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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14880
Last updated: 14 February 2020
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Date:12-JUN-1939
Time:day
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:113 Squadron Royal Air Force (113 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1527
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Heliopolis, Alamza, Cairo -   Egypt
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Heliopolis, Alamza, Cairo, Egypt
Narrative:
On 02/10/1939 Blenheim Mk.1 L8442 was wrecked at RAF Heliopolis, Alamza, Cairo, Egypt. The Squadron trashed it's first new Blenheim, L1527 when the undercarriage failed to lock and it collapsed on landing at Heliopolis.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain. 1978 p 10)
2. http://113squadron.com/id21.htm
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Feb-2008 10:57 JINX Added
25-Sep-2011 04:31 Anon. Updated [Country]
26-Jun-2013 18:49 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]
22-Jul-2013 20:19 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
27-Nov-2014 15:07 Gerrard Updated [Operator]
06-Oct-2018 06:43 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
20-Jun-2019 19:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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