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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2656
Last updated: 16 December 2019
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Date:22-SEP-1938
Time:day
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:57 Squadron Royal Air Force (57 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1136
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 L1136, 57 Squadron RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 22/9/38 when undercarriage raised prematurely during take off run from RAF Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, and aircraft sank back, hitting the ground. Aircraft relegated to Ground Instructional Airframe 1233M in October 1938

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain)
2. ‘Operations Record Book’ of 57 Squadron, National Archives, London in file AIR27/538.
3. http://aircrewremembered.com/blenheim-test.html
4. http://57-630sqnassoc.org/57-1919/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 01:44 JINX Added
15-Sep-2009 22:41 JINX Updated
16-Aug-2013 02:41 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
15-Dec-2014 10:50 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
15-Dec-2014 10:50 Jixon Updated [Operator, Narrative]
16-Mar-2018 18:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
16-Mar-2018 18:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
16-Mar-2018 18:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
06-Oct-2018 06:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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