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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197050
Last updated: 9 July 2021
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Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IF
Owner/operator:141 Squadron Royal Air Force (141 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1500
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kippen, near Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Grangemouth, Stirlingshire
Destination airport:
Blenheim L1500 of 141 Squadron crashed near Stirling on 6 April 1940.
P/O Orchard, flying Blenheim, crashes on the side of a hill at Kippen having got lost in very bad weather.
Aircraft is completely wrecked.
P/O (41313) Russell Ernest ORCHARD (pilot) RAF - injured
+ Aircraftman M J FAHEY + Aircraftman F A SMITH - all injured.


ORB 141 Squadron RAF

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Revision history:

30-Jul-2017 16:16 Nepa Added
26-Sep-2018 12:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
03-Apr-2020 19:52 Investig Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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