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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22331
Last updated: 10 February 2019
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Date:11-NOV-1940
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:82 (United Provinces) Squadron Royal Air Force (82 (United Provinces) Sqn RAF)
Registration: T2280
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Watton,
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was returning from operations on Hamm when it ditched in the sea off after engine failure
P/O METCALF (pilot) RAFVR - ok
Sgt MARTIN (nav.) RAFVR - ok
Sgt (746888) Sidney Richard MERRETT (Wop/AG) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

Blenheim production list


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Aug-2008 23:18 Anon. Added
23-Jan-2012 03:48 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
03-Jun-2013 08:50 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
22-Aug-2013 15:06 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase]
21-Oct-2013 12:35 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 09:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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