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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163709
Last updated: 2 August 2020
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Time:14:00 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IF
Owner/operator:600 (City of London) Squadron Royal Air Force (600 (City of London) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1335
C/n / msn: BQ-W
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Waalhaven, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland. -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Manston, Kent
Destination airport:
10/05/1940: Waalhaven, NL
In the afternoon of the 10th May six Blenheim 1F fighter-cruisers from Squadron 600 (Squadron Leader James Wells) had been directed to Waalhaven. The planes left Manston at 12:30 hours. They would never reach Waalhaven, for the Messerschmitt Bf-110's of 3/ZG1 [Cmdt: Oberleutnant Streib] would intercept the British planes over Pernis. Five of the six Blenheims were shot down; the sixth plane,
Blenheim L1514 (BQ-O) (F/O Hayes and Cpl Holmes) escaped with heavy damage. 10.5.1940
Blenheim L1335, BQ-W
Operation: Waalhaven
F/O (90098) Charles Roger MOORE (pilot) RAF - killed
Corporal (800520) Laurence David ISAACS (Wop/AG) RAF - killed


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1978 p 8)
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/221:

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Revision history:

04-Feb-2014 15:11 Nepa Added
26-Sep-2018 09:20 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
17-Jun-2019 18:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2019 20:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]
13-Mar-2020 13:20 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Aug-2020 22:24 Jixon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Narrative, Operator]

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