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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16300
Last updated: 21 April 2020
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Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:211 Squadron Royal Air Force (211 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L4825
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Qasaba -   Egypt
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF El Daba, Egypt
Destination airport:RAF Qasaba, Egypt
Bristol Blemnheim Mk.1 L4825, 211 Squadron RAF: Substantially damaged with Sgt Ronald William Pearson (44733) at the controls, took off from El Daba on 27 September 1939 on a practice flight. On landing at Qasaba, Sgt Pearson accidentally retracted the undercarriage in mistake for the flaps. The aircraft was subsequently repaired, and was finally struck off charge in August 1942


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (James J Halley, Air Britin, 1978 p 42)

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Revision history:

24-Mar-2008 01:14 JINX Added
26-Nov-2010 07:30 penguin832 Updated [Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
26-Jan-2012 13:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2013 20:29 JINX Updated [Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Dec-2014 16:46 Digger Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
13-Nov-2015 07:27 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
07-Jan-2016 21:22 JIXN Updated [Operator]
26-Sep-2018 10:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
20-Jun-2019 20:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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