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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204144
Last updated: 29 December 2020
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Date:05-JUN-1942
Time:01:30
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:114 (Hong Kong) Squadron Royal Air Force (114 (Hong Kong) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L8800
C/n / msn: RT-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Weasenham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Soon after take off the aircraft lost height and crashed nearby Weasenham.
Crew
Pilot:655317 Sgt Frank Oswald Cooke - Sandbach Cemtery Grave 454.
Observer:963001 Sgt Jack Mayne Wallbridge - Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery Grave 43151.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1360287 Sgt Eric Kitcher - Clifton-on-Dunsmore (St Mary) Additional Churchyard North side.

Sources:

Comber Command Losses 1942
BCWG


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2018 18:34 Red Dragon Added
24-Jan-2018 11:39 XindelX Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 08:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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