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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158209
Last updated: 23 June 2019
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Date:10-JAN-1939
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:62 Squadron Royal Air Force (62 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1114
C/n / msn: JO-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gransmoore, 6 miles SW of Bridlington, East Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Destination airport:Command OPEX
Narrative:
Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 L1114 (JO-D) of 62 Squadron, RAF Cranfield, Bedfordshire: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 10/1/39. Took off from RAF Cranfield for a Command OPEX which ended with a forced landing at Gransmoore, 6 miles South West of Bridlington, East Yorkshire (at approximate co ordinates 54.018870N, 0.284732W). Aircraft wrecked when overturned in force landing, and caught fire. Crew: Pilot Officer A.S.L Owensmith (Pilot) Safe

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
2. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War Volume One by W.R. Chorley
3. http://aircrewremembered.com/blenheim-test.html
4. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1930-1939_35.html
5. 62 Squadorn RAF ORB at http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8452693
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gransmoor


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Aug-2013 20:57 JINX Added
15-Dec-2014 14:29 Jixon Updated [Operator]
26-Dec-2015 08:37 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
17-Jan-2016 11:16 JIXN Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
06-Oct-2016 15:54 sunnyhill_50@hotmail Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2017 12:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
22-Mar-2018 19:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 06:39 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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