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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171035
Last updated: 13 February 2020
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Date:08-AUG-1940
Time:23:40
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IF
Owner/operator:23 Squadron Royal Air Force (23 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1448
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr RAF Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Collyweston, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Collyweston
Narrative:
Blenheim L1448 (YP-K ) took off from its base at Collyweston at 23:35 hrs on a routine Night Interception Patrol.
About 5 minutes into the flight the aircraft crashed killing both persons on board. The cause of the accident could not be established but was believed to be loss of control. Stall/spin ?
Crew:
P/O (80807) Charles Frederick CARDNELL (pilot) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (531100) Cyril STEPHENS (WOp/AG) RAF - killed

Sources:

ORB 23 Sqdn RAF , Blenheim production list.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2014 19:43 angels one five Added
08-Nov-2014 22:04 Jixon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 18:14 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 18:14 angels one five Updated [Phase]
15-Dec-2014 17:14 Gerrard Updated [Time, Operator]
08-Feb-2015 12:40 Erectus Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-May-2015 15:30 Juan P.Paco Updated [Location, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 10:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
26-Sep-2018 10:26 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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