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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161924
Last updated: 7 February 2020
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Date:23-SEP-1940
Time:14:30
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:17 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (17 OTU RAF)
Registration: L8797
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr Tuffley on the S outskirts of Gloucester -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Upwood
Destination airport:
Narrative:
T/o Upwood for live bombing practice over Cardigan Bay. Crash-landing, due to engine problems, at approximately 14:30 near Tuffley on the southern outskirts of Gloucester
Crew:
F/Lt (33023) Robert George COVENTRY (pilot) RAF killed
Sgt J LANE (obs) RAFVR - injured
Sgt G WILSON (Wop/AG) RAFVR - injured



Sources:

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


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Revision history:

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06-Nov-2013 14:29 Nepa Added

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