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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202242
Last updated: 13 January 2020
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Date:01-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:105 Squadron Royal Air Force (105 Sqn RAF)
Registration: T1828 ??
C/n / msn: GB-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Thrapston 8 miles East of Kettering -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Horsham St Faith
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with Beaufighter R2056 (25 Squadron) just below cloud base at 3,000ft. Both aircraft crashed at Thrapston 8 miles East of Kettering.

Bristol Blenheim T1828
Pilot: P H Swan RAAF - Baled out and was Injured
Observer: 921394 Sgt George Yorke Larmour - Willesden New Cemetery Middlesex Sec. O. Grave 274.

Bristol Beaufighter R2056 RAF Ballyhalbert
Pilot: 655052 Sgt Dennis Frederick Austen Welsh OK

Sources:

CWGC
RAF Forums.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Nov-2017 13:03 Red Dragon Added
27-Nov-2017 13:04 Red Dragon Updated [Source]
27-Nov-2017 16:35 Red Dragon Updated [Operator]
28-Dec-2017 19:38 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Damage]
28-Sep-2018 17:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
16-Oct-2019 09:32 ALAN MACKAY Updated [Registration]

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