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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201000
Last updated: 12 August 2019
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Date:16-FEB-1942
Time:21:23
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:82 (United Provinces) Squadron Royal Air Force (82 (United Provinces) Sqn RAF)
Registration: V6454
C/n / msn: UX-Z
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North of Swaffham Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Bodney
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed North of Swaffham and burst into flames at 21:23hrs. It is thought that the altimeter had been incorrectly set. The aircraft struck the ground at a slight bank at cruising speed.
Crew
Fg Off K H Bottrill + Watton (St Mary) Cemetery
Sgt J M Ambler + Shrewsbury General Cemetery
Sgt J M Roberts + Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery

Sources:

CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942.


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Nov-2017 13:29 Red Dragon Added
06-Jan-2018 13:56 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 08:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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