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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224282
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:24-APR-1941
Time:23:31 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk If
Owner/operator:54 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (54 OTU RAF)
Registration: K7132
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ackworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was on a night flying training flight when it was attacked by night fighter pilot Leutnant Heinz Völker of the 3./NJG 2, who was flying a Do 17 Z-10 from Gilze-Rijen airfield, the Netherlands. The Blenheim was badly damaged and caught fire, the pilot, F/Lt Richard Warren Denison, safely bailing out.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one
http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york41/k7132.html
http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york41/apr41.html
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