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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174278
Last updated: 4 May 2021
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Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IF
Owner/operator:25 Squadron Royal Air Force (25 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L6602
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cottesmore, Rutland, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Wittering, Northamptonshire
Destination airport:RAF Digby, Lincolnshire
Blenheim L6602 - collided with a tree during a low level daylight flight in intermittent fog conditions and crashed into the ground near Cottesmore, Rutland. 5.3.1941
P/O (60525) Thomas Fairgrieve DORWARD (pilot) RAFVR -killed
F/O (84162) John Austin STRONG (Signals Officer) RAFVR - killed


1.Blenheim production list
2. URB 25 Sqdn RAF

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Revision history:

05-Mar-2015 08:02 Z. Zeeland Added
26-Sep-2018 10:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
04-May-2021 16:44 Faun Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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