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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68421
Last updated: 6 November 2019
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Date:27-JAN-1938
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:44 Squadron Royal Air Force (44 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K7078
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Blue Bell Inn, Thorpe Road, Tattershall Thorpe, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 27.1.38: Abandoned after control lost during aerobatics (attempting to loop the aircraft) and crashed at Tattershall Thorpe, Lincolnshire. Pilot Officer Alan Norman Macfarlane (aged 26, and a New Zealand national) flying solo, was killed when he struck the tailplane while baling out, the Blenheim came down near the "Blue Bell Inn" in Thorpe Road, Tattershall Thorpe

Sources:

1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939.htm
3. http://www.worldnavalships.com/directory/airframeprofile.php?FrameID=25537
4. http://aircrewremembered.com/blenheim-losses-and-casualties.html
5. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1930s-incident-logs#1938
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tattershall_Thorpe#Bluebell_Inn


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Oct-2009 05:26 JINX Added
01-Jun-2013 16:18 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Aug-2013 11:59 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
03-Aug-2013 17:09 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Aug-2013 22:33 JINX Updated [Operator, Narrative]
15-Aug-2013 12:26 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
17-Aug-2013 16:28 JINX Updated [Operator]
27-Nov-2014 16:02 Nick Slaughter Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
16-Feb-2018 20:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 06:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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