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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54473
Last updated: 6 February 2020
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Date:14-APR-1940
Time:16:00 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:57 Squadron Royal Air Force (57 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L9465
C/n / msn: DX-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Babberich, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Rosières-en-Santerre airfield, France
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit by fighter pilot Oberleutnant A. Lignitz of the 3./JG 20, who was flying a Bf 109E from Bönninghardt airfield (Germany) and crashed near Babberich.

The Blenheim was on a photo recce operation.
Crew:
Pilot - F/O. H.G. Graham Hogg 39516 RAF Arnhem 1
Observer - Sgt. J.R. Proctor 515376 RAF Arnhem 1
Wo ag - Aircm 1 J. Suttleworth 626490 RAF Arnhem 1

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0015&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://ww2.dk/air/jagd/jg20.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
26-Feb-2010 01:01 penguin832 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
17-Jun-2013 17:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
06-Aug-2013 18:57 JINX Updated [Operator]
06-Aug-2013 18:57 JINX Updated [Operator]
15-Dec-2014 10:52 Jixon Updated [Operator]
09-Oct-2018 17:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
22-Apr-2019 19:05 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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