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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226523
Last updated: 25 June 2019
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Date:16-SEP-1939
Time:day
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IF
Owner/operator:25 Squadron Royal Air Force (25 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L6678
C/n / msn: ZK-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Filton Aerodrome, Filton, Bristol, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Filton Aerodrome, Filton, Bristol, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:Filton Aerodrome, Filton, Bristol, Gloucestershire
Narrative:
Bristol Blenheim Mk.1F L6678 (ZK-C), 25 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 16/09/1939 when crashed on landing at Filton Aerodrome, Filton, Bristol, Gloucestershire. Neither of the two crew were hurt. According to the official Air Ministry file into the accident (File AIR 81/1525, see link #2):

"Blenheim L6678, 25 Squadron; aircraft accident, 16 September 1939; Pilot Officer B J Rofe, Sergeant P R Smith; uninjured".

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain 1978 p 45)
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File Air 81/1525: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16359556
3. http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/RAF/25_wwII.html
4. http://www.25squadron.org.uk/History.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jun-2019 18:18 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Jun-2019 05:49 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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