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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158167
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:30-JUL-1940
Time:13:20 BST
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:219 (Mysore) Squadron Royal Air Force (219 (Mysore) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1109
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
Narrative:
A Blenheim from No 219 Squadron based at Catterick airfield, Yorkshire suffered a damaged undercarriage on take-off, it force landed at base at 13.20. Crew of two were:

Pilot - Sgt Thomas Birkett RAFVR (741782). Uninjured.
Passenger (Co Pilot) - Sgt Edward Richard Lacey RAFVR (800662). Uninjured.

Cat.R(b)/FA damaged was recorded but after inspection it was dismantled and transported to Cunliffe Owen Aircraft Ltd. at Eastleigh for repair. However after further inspection it was Re-Cat.W and struck off charge on 9th October 1940.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1978 p 6)
2. http://ne-diary.genuki.uk/Inc/ISeq_05.html
3. http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york40/l1109.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Aug-2013 07:13 JINX Added
20-Aug-2013 14:04 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
20-Aug-2013 15:42 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
28-Apr-2014 19:58 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
11-Nov-2014 15:09 ABBA Updated [Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
20-Jan-2016 22:10 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
21-Jan-2016 18:02 JIXN Updated [Time, Operator]
26-Sep-2018 07:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
28-Sep-2018 00:10 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
31-May-2019 21:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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