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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69388
Last updated: 8 February 2021
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Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:8 Sqn Royal Air Force (8 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L8503
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gulf of Aden, near RAF Khormaksar -   Yemen
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Khormaksar
Destination airport:RAF Khormaksar
Collided with Blenheim L8506 & crashed into sea.
F/O (36160) Aubrey Glen Curtis (pilot) RAF killed.
Sgt (564305) Vernon Harry Frederick Witt(obs) RAF killed.
LAC (541082) Harold Joseph McEleavy (Wop/AG) RAF killed.


Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
Aeroplane Monthly March 2012

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Revision history:

23-Oct-2009 12:40 JINX Added
23-Jan-2012 04:43 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
01-Feb-2012 09:42 harro Updated [Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
20-Aug-2013 15:44 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
15-Dec-2014 15:16 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
09-Oct-2018 17:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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