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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53609
Last updated: 23 February 2020
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Date:07-APR-1941
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:139 (Jamaica) Squadron Royal Air Force (139 (Jamaica) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L9386
C/n / msn: XD-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Noordzee, 25 km west of IJmuiden -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Horsham St. Faith, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Blenheim L9386 T/o at 15:43 hrs. Hit back flak and finished off by a fighter (Uffz Krause I./JG1) off the Dutch coast. 7.4.1941
Crew
Sgt (75440) Robert BENNETT (RAFVR) - killed
P/O (45647) Eric Robert PIERCE (RAFVR) - killed
Sgt (755076) Ernest William LABAN (RAFVR) - killed

Sources:

http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1941%20sec_tcm5-7282.p
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses in the Second World War 1941 Page 37.
ORB 139 Sqdn RAF
CWGC - Please respect the dead!


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-Apr-2016 19:37 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Apr-2016 18:03 J.Cryer Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 08:57 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
23-Feb-2020 10:12 Iwosh Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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