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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162004
Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:17 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (17 OTU RAF)
Registration: Z5984
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:over the North Wooton ranges, some 4 miles N of Kingís Lynn Norfolk. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Upwood
Destination airport:
T/o Upwood to practice landings using wireless procedures, following by bombing training over The wash. Flew into the ground at 1505, while over the North Wooton ranges, some 4 miles N of Kingís Lynn Norfolk. It is reported that the Blenheimís starboard engine seemed to be surging as it dived towards its intended target.
Sgt H S THOMS injured
Sgt G OWEN injured
Sgt J E WILSON - kiled - buried at Tadcaster, North Yorkshire.


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Revision history:

10-Nov-2013 11:31 Nepa Added
22-Oct-2019 15:19 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]

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