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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200884
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:08-FEB-1942
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:114 (Hong Kong) Squadron Royal Air Force (114 (Hong Kong) Sqn RAF)
Registration: V6397
C/n / msn: RT-Z
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF West Raynham, near Fakenham, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bristol Blenheim Mk.IV V6397 (RT-Z) of 114 Squadron, RAF. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 8/2/1942: Whilst attempting to take off from RAF West Raynham, the aircraft almost immediately crashed due to colliding with a storage shed. The aircraft caught fire and despite this no serious injuries were reported among the three crew

Crew
Sgt A T Woodfield Injured
Sgt Matthews Injured
Sgt Harris Injured

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942.


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2017 19:13 Red Dragon Added
09-Aug-2018 13:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 09:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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