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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161928
Last updated: 17 December 2019
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Date:26-NOV-1940
Time:18:55
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:17 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (17 OTU RAF)
Registration: R2792
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:High Lodge nr Eriswell, 11 miles NW of Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Upwood
Destination airport:
Narrative:
T/o Upwood for a navigation exercise; base-Bicester-South Cerney-Northampton-base. Ran into bad weather and at around 1855, crashed into wood at High Lodge near Eriswell, 11 miles NW of Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Crew:
F/O (39446) Edvard Barham MORSE (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (743029) Robert Leonard THORN (obs) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (908795) Bruce WILSON - NORTH (Wop/AG) - killed


Sources:

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


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Revision history:

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06-Nov-2013 15:09 Nepa Added

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