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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16354
Last updated: 26 January 2020
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Date:08-JAN-1943
Time:16:30
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:17 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (17 OTU RAF)
Registration: L4895
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Upwood, Huntingdonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Upwood
Destination airport:RAF Upwood
Narrative:
8 JAN 1943 BLENHEIM IV L4895
T/o Upwood 16:25 only to crash in the circuit, five minutes later. F/S Moore reported that the starboard engine lost power as he climbed away. His aircraft had been on the strength of 17 OUT since 22 April 1940, and had amassed a very respectable 1,262 flying hours.
Crew:
F/Lt (40841) Robert Henry MOORE DFC (pilot) RAF OK.

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999
Warner: The Bristol Blenheim

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


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2008 00:18 JINX Added
26-Nov-2010 03:07 penguin832 Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
04-Nov-2013 19:18 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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