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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16309
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:17-JUN-1942
Time:20:15
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:17 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (17 OTU RAF)
Registration: L4838
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Upwood -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Upwood
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Sgt Tomkins was running up his engines prior to taking off from RAF Upwood for a night exercise when the Blenheim burst into flames
Crew:
Sgt D.A.S. Tomkins (pilot) - OK

Sources:

http://www.rafupwood.co.uk/17otulosses.html
Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999

Bomber Command OTU Losses 1942


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Mar-2008 01:54 JINX Added
04-Nov-2013 18:51 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2018 19:38 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Feb-2018 16:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Narrative]

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