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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224282
Last updated: 14 May 2021
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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
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:Training
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:

1.Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one
2.http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york41/k7132.html
3.http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york41/apr41.html
4.Google Maps


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Apr-2019 07:09 TigerTimon Added
20-Mar-2020 09:02 DB Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Source, Operator]

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