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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158610
Last updated: 30 October 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1940
Time:night
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:108 Squadron Royal Air Force (108 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1214
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Bicester, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Bicester, Oxfordshire
Narrative:
Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 L1214, 108 Squadron RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 7.1.40: Engine failed on overshoot, and aircraft wrecked in crash landing, RAF Bicester, Oxfordshire. Both crew survived: Sergeant H.L. Broughton injured and Pilot Officer H.F. Mitchinson uninjured

NOTE: For some reason, the official record file into the accident (File AIR 81/1773) is sealed and closed to public view until 01.01.2023 (=83 years)

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/1773
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?23493-AIR81-File-Listings/page2&styleid=3


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Aug-2013 04:11 JINX Added
24-Nov-2014 09:17 Apen Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
26-Dec-2015 08:37 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
07-Jan-2016 22:12 JIXN Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
06-Oct-2018 06:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
25-Apr-2019 22:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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