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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226536
Last updated: 25 December 2019
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Date:03-NOV-1939
Time:day
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:Wyton SF Royal Air Force (Wyton SF RAF)
Registration: K7061
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 K7061, RAF Wyton Station Flight: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 3/11/1939 when collided with Blenheim N6144 on the ground whilst taxiing, RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire. According to the official Air Ministry file on the accident (File AIR 81/1625: "Blenheim K7061, Station Training Squadron; aircraft accident, 3 November 1939. Squadron Leader E A Springall injured"

Blenheim N6144 of 114 Squadron was taking off from RAF Wyton when it collided with taxiing Blenheim K7061 of the Station Flight. Both aircraft were written off.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 p 57)
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/1625: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16359613


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jun-2019 20:48 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Dec-2019 11:49 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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