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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193174
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:28-JAN-1940
Time:day
Type:Bristol Blenheim
Owner/operator:LLv.46 Suomen ilmavoimat
Registration: BL-108
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Siikakangas airfield, About 7 km southeast of Jäminkipohja -   Finland
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tampere, Pirkkala Airfield (EFTP)
Destination airport:Siikakangas airfield
Narrative:
The Finnish Blenheim BL-108 of LLv.46 crashed in bad weather near Siikakangas airfield About 7 km southeast of Jäminkipohja (at approximate co ordinates 61°50'40"N 24°11'27"E) with no survivors among the crew of three, during a non-operational flight from Tampere.

Crew (all killed):
Luutnantti Hugo Harald Rahunen
sotamies Armas Valtonen
sotamies Aimo Toimi Johannes Matikainen

Sources:

"The Bristol Blenheim: A Complete History", by Graham Warner. ISBN 0-85979-101-7
1. http://www.airwar.ru/history/locwar/finland/fin_losses/f_losses.html
2. http://kronos.narc.fi/menehtyneet/index.php?id=17801&raportti=1
3. http://kronos.narc.fi/menehtyneet/index.php?id=267074&raportti=1
4. http://kronos.narc.fi/menehtyneet/index.php?id=19204&raportti=1
5. https://www.mil-airfields.de/fi-finland/air-bases.html#243736
6. http://wikimapia.org/26703450/Siikakangas-Airfield-and-military-warehouse-complex


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2017 21:50 Laurent Rizzotti Added
01-Jul-2019 21:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2020 08:54 DB Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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