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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176699
Last updated: 3 September 2019
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Date:20-OCT-1942
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:Air Defence Unit ATTD Royal Air Force (Air Defence Unit ATTD RAF)
Registration: BA162
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kano Daura Road, Kano -   Nigeria
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed during a training exercise. All three occupants died.
RNZAF Sgt E Neve, Captain (Pilot)
RAAF 403272 Flt Sgt R E Lambert, (Wireless Air Gunner)
British Army : Lt Waddington, A H (PAX) 13th Brigade Recce Sqn, Hampshire Regiment.

Those killed are buried in the Kano Township Christian Cemetery, Nigeria.

Sources:

http://static.awm.gov.au/images/collection/pdf/RC09125_008--1-.pdf
http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/in-memoriam-those-air-force-pilots-crews-who-died-on-this-day-in-ww2.18267/page-40


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jun-2015 09:55 gerard57 Added
09-Jun-2015 17:26 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
10-Feb-2017 11:18 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]

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