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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161901
Last updated: 12 December 2019
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Date:20-JUL-1940
Time:12:30
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:17 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (17 OTU RAF)
Registration: L8844
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr Newnham Courtney, 1 mile SSE of Daventry Northamptonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Upwood
Destination airport:
Narrative:
T/o Upwood on a navigation exercise; base-Hungerford-Worcester-base. During the flight, an engine failed and Sgt Kibble, while trying to stretch his glide, stalled and crashed 1230 in a wheat field near Newnham Courtney, 1 mile SSE of Daventry Northamptonshire. All Three airmen were injured but no information on the other two names
Crew:
Sgt E KIBBLE (pilot) RAFVR - injured

Sources:

http://www.rafupwood.co.uk/17otulosses.html


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Revision history:

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05-Nov-2013 07:28 Nepa Added

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