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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225796
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:11-NOV-1939
Time:12:50
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:114 Squadron Royal Air Force (114 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N6150
C/n / msn: RT-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, off Heligoland -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bristol Blenheim IV N6150 ("RT-N") of 114 Squadron, RAF. Took off from RAF Wyton 11.10 for Reconnassiance mission over Heligoland. Blenheim N6150 failed to return from a reconnaissance flight, reportedly collided in cloud with another aircraft of same squadron, Blenheim N6145. All three crew of Blenheim N6150 killed, along with the three crew of Blenheim N6145

Crew of Blenheim N6150:
Acting Flight Lieutenant R E Mills (pilot, Service Number 37605)
Sergeant Frederick William Doodey (Observer, Service Number 562505)
Aircraftman 1st Class Gilbert John Johnson (Wireless Op/Air Gunner, Service Number 519664, aged 40)

Sources:

1. James J Halley, Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/47: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C14142130
3. http://www.oldhaltonians.co.uk/pages/rememb/ROH/18.htm
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1076899/mills,-ronald-edward/
5. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/232359/doodey,-frederick-william/
6. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1802131/johnson,-gilbert-john/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jun-2019 23:51 Dr. John Smith Added
04-Jun-2019 04:16 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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