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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68417
Last updated: 31 March 2020
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Date:07-MAR-1938
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:144 Squadron Royal Air Force (144 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K7083
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Built to contract 43506/35 by The Bristol Aeroplane Co. Ltd. at Filton and was delivered as a Blenheim Mk.I bomber to 144 Squadron at Hemswell on 5th October 1937. On 7th March 1938 it was damaged, with Cat.E2/FA being recorded, when it was belly landed on farmland after becoming lost in fog (the location is not yet known, but presumed to be in the Chruch Fenton area). No injuries were reported and the aircraft was repaired on site and it was flown out.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york41/k7083.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Oct-2009 05:25 JINX Added
10-May-2013 21:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2013 16:44 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
14-Jul-2013 18:18 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Nov-2014 15:42 Anthony G. Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
11-Mar-2018 14:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Location, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 09:43 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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