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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226528
Last updated: 3 April 2020
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Date:10-DEC-1939
Time:day
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IF
Owner/operator:141 Squadron Royal Air Force (141 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L8695
C/n / msn: UD-E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Linlithgow, West Lothian -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Grangemouth, Stirlingshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 L8695 (UD-E) 141 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 10/12/1939 when wrecked in a forced landing at Linlithgow, West Lothian. No fatalities, but the pilot (apparently the sole person on board) was injured.

According to the official Air Ministry report on the accident (File AIR 81/1723): "Blenheim L8695, 141 Squadron; aircraft accident, 29 September 1939; P/O D.C. WILLIAMS (pilot) RAF - injured".

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/1723
3. https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16359668


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jun-2019 19:16 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Jun-2019 05:50 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
25-Jun-2019 19:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Apr-2020 19:47 Investig Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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