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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53850
Last updated: 23 October 2019
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Date:04-AUG-1940
Time:02:05 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:53 Squadron Royal Air Force (53 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L9475
C/n / msn: PZ-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Norfolk or North Sea off Schoorl (Noord-Holland) -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Detling, Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 19:48 LT for an operation to Emden, Germany.
Crashed under unknown circumstances.

Crew:
Pilot F/O. H.C. Corbett 72466 RAF Schoorl cemetery; 228 - washed ashore 29 August 1940
Observer Sgt. S.E. Riddington 751028 RAF Thurmaston cemetery; D 1368
Wo ag Sgt. K.W. Crane 526095 RAF Runnymede Memorial; 13

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0769&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
29-Jul-2019 17:44 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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