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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203446
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:09-MAY-1942
Time:12:20
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:18 Squadron Royal Air Force (18 Sqn RAF)
Registration: V6523
C/n / msn: WV-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South of Orford Road Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Whilst participating in a Army Co-operation exercise the aircraft crashed. It came down South of the Orford Road and 1 mile North of Eyke 3 miles NE of Woodbridge. The aircraft caught fire and burnt out. Unfortunately Sgt Cox died of his injuries on the 2 June 1942.
Crew
Pilot: Flt Lt G R Hall - Injured
Observer: Plt Off W Howard - Injured
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1058314 Sgt Stanley Cox - Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery Sec. 2. R.C. Grave 175.

Sources:

CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Dec-2017 14:55 Red Dragon Added
29-Dec-2017 18:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
06-Jan-2018 13:29 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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