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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53594
Last updated: 16 January 2021
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Date:14-APR-1941
Time:12:27
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:1 PRU Royal Air Force (1 PRU RAF)
Registration: V5376
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Breskens, near Middelburg. -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Benson, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Blenheim V5376 Hit by German flak over Vlissingen and shot down by two Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighters.
Aircraft shot down and crashed at Breskens, near Middelburg, Holland. The Blenheim was finally shot down at 12:27 hrs by Oblt H Bennemann of Stab I./JG 52 in an Me109 14 April 1941.
Crew:
F/O James Kevin FLYNN (42462) Pilot RAF - killed
F/O William Clifford HALL (78264) Pilot RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt Robert Arthur STEPHENS (551633) WOp/AG RAF - killed

Sources:

http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1941%20sec_tcm5-7282.pdf

AIR81/5843


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-Feb-2019 10:00 Cobar Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2021 14:07 Lelek Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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