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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150856
Last updated: 23 February 2020
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Date:12-OCT-1940
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IF
Owner/operator:219 (Mysore) Squadron Royal Air Force (219 (Mysore) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1113
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Court Lodge Farm, Ewhurst, Hastings, Sussex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Experienced engine vibrations during routine night patrol. The engines were throttled back but the aircraft stalled and crashed at Court Lodge Farm, Ewhurst. Both crew bailed out but P/O RV Baron was killed when his parachute failed.
Crew:
P/O (42224) Geoffrey Mons HEAD (pilot) RAF - ok. (Later died 08/02/41 while still with 219 Sqn)
P/O (78741) Rupert Victor BARON (obs) RAFVR - killed.

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
https://slindonatwarmyblog.wordpress.com/crashed-ww2-planes-gumber-airfield/
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Nov-2012 11:05 Nepa Added
12-Aug-2013 20:55 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Aug-2013 14:59 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
20-Aug-2013 14:35 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
20-Aug-2013 15:48 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
21-Aug-2013 17:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Aug-2013 10:32 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
28-Apr-2014 19:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
11-Nov-2014 15:22 Charlie Harper Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 08:01 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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