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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158843
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:25 Squadron Royal Air Force (25 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1241
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Hawkinge, Folkestone, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Hawkinge, Folkestone, Kent
Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 L1241, 25 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 1/8/39 when overshot landing at RAF Hawkinge, Folkestone, Kent, aircraft nosed over, and collided into an embankment. It looks like a case of too much power while taxying from the grass onto the concrete parking area. A contributary factor could have been the ground being a bit soft right at the edge of the concrete which required more power and up went the tail.

Not repaired: downgraded to a GIA (Became Ground Instructional Airframe 1635M.)


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983)

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Revision history:

23-Aug-2013 08:57 JINX Added
27-Nov-2014 19:48 Mysore Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
31-Mar-2018 22:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 10:01 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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