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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19927
Last updated: 23 November 2019
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Date:17-JUN-1942
Time:16:10
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:13 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (13 OTU RAF)
Registration: L6774
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Hinton-in-the-Hedges -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Hinton-in-the-Hedges
Destination airport:RAF Hinton-in-the-Hedges
Narrative:
Whilst flying at 300ft suddenly the port engine burst into flames. The fore spread rapidly to the fuselage. The pilot Plt Off Bichard kept a cool head managed to land at base and by this time the cockpit was also on fire.
Crew
P/O H T Bichard (pilot) - Ok

Sources:

Bomber Command OTU Losses 1942


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2008 15:53 JINX Added
13-Aug-2013 15:37 Nepa Updated [Operator]
15-Aug-2013 05:55 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
14-Sep-2014 09:29 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
17-Jan-2018 19:35 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Feb-2018 16:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]

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