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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162393
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:05-MAR-1941
Time:14:45
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:17 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (17 OTU RAF)
Registration: V5562
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr RAF stn Polebrook, Northamptonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Polebrook, Northamptonshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
T/o 11:44 Polebrook. One engine failed and before the crew could return to the airfield the Blenheim lost too much height. Forced-landing, wheels up, became necessary. None of their injuries were serious.
Crew:
Sgt G H WOOD (pilot) RAFVR - OK
Sgt LC CROSSLEY (obs) RAFVR - OK
Sgt T COLLIER (Wop/AG) RAFVR - OK

Sources:

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


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Revision history:

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20-Nov-2013 10:04 Nepa Added

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