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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150778
Last updated: 21 December 2019
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Date:10-AUG-1940
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:5 OTU Royal Air Force (5 OTU RAF)
Registration: L6799
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Aston Down -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Aston Down
Destination airport:
Narrative:
L6799 - collided with Spitfire L1063 at Aston Down and crashed.
The crew of the Blenheim were killed in the accident.
Crew:
P/O (41673) George Gordon CRAWFORD (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (754620) John Martin OXTOBY (pilot) RAFVR - killed

George Crawford is buried in Brimscombe Cemetery, and John Oxtoby in Holme-on-Spalding (All Saints) Churchyard.


R.I.P.

Sources:

RAF Casualties-1940.
Blenheim production list


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Nov-2012 12:42 angels one five Added
20-Nov-2012 13:07 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
21-Aug-2013 21:26 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
15-Dec-2014 15:58 Jixon Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
15-Dec-2014 15:59 Jixon Updated [Source]
15-Dec-2014 16:00 King Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]

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