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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191982
Last updated: 29 April 2020
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Date:21-FEB-1942
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:404 (Buffalo) Sqn RCAF
Registration: V5433
C/n / msn: EE-F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Grunay Island, Out Skerries, Shetland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Sumburgh
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Upon returning from a surveillance mission over Norway, the plane came under attack. The pilot performed a ditch landing, but upon landing a fire broke out and the crew died in the crash.
Flt Sgt Charles Douglas Grant Brown , R/67587 Pilot, RCAF.
Flt Sgt James Henry Oliver R/64236, Observer, RCAF.
Sgt Thomas William Coy , 992775, W/Op / Air Gnr., RAFVR.


Sources:

http://www.aircrashsites-scotland.co.uk/blenheim_grunay-island.htm
ORB 404 Sqdn RCAF
https://wartimes.ca/forums/viewtopic.php?t=588


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Dec-2016 10:54 gerard57 Added
29-Dec-2017 17:52 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
12-Feb-2018 09:28 XindelXL Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Oct-2018 16:51 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
16-Dec-2019 18:33 tachel Updated [Cn, Source]

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