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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157999
Last updated: 9 January 2020
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Date:18-JUN-1942
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:1 OADU Royal Air Force (1 OADU RAF)
Registration: BA445
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Between RAF Portreath and RAF North Front Gibraltar -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RAF Portreath, Cornwall
Destination airport:RAF North Front, Gibraltar
Narrative:
T/o from Portreath on a ferry flight to Gibraltar, flown by a crew from No.1 Overseas Aircraft Delivery Unit. The plane failed to arrive at its destination. Missing without trace.
Crew:
Sgt (967299) Wilfred John BRATT (RAFVR) - killed
Sgt (1207545) Joseph Edward COOK (RAFVR) - killed
Sgt (1113712) William Brimelow SMITH (RAFVR) - killed

Sources:

RAF Casualties-1942
https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1807597/SMITH,%20WILLIAM%20BRIMELOW
https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1084872/COOK,%20JOSEPH%20EDWARD
https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1530342/BRATT,%20WILFRED%20JOHN


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Aug-2013 03:45 angels one five Added
25-Jan-2014 18:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jul-2014 22:26 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
11-Aug-2014 17:02 R.Giggs Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
21-May-2015 07:42 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
21-May-2015 09:04 King T. Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]

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