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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69412
Last updated: 11 February 2020
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Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:27 Squadron Royal Air Force (27 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L8527
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chābahār, Chabahar County, Sistan and Baluchestan Province -   Iran
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 L8527 of 27 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) when Engine failed, hit ridge in forced landing & crashed at Chābahār, capital of Chabahar County, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran, at approximate Coordinates: 2517′31″N 6038′35″E.

The official Air Ministry file on this incident (File AIR 81/1520) states "Corporal L E Copeland, Aircraftman I Brice: injured; Blenheim L8527, 27 Squadron; aircraft accident, 10 September 1939"


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1978 p 58)
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/1520:

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Revision history:

24-Oct-2009 23:18 JINX Added
26-Jun-2013 19:06 Nepa Updated [Operator]
22-Jul-2013 20:25 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
15-Dec-2014 18:10 Jixon Updated [Operator]
10-Nov-2015 19:06 JINX Updated [Operator]
07-Jan-2016 22:11 JIXN Updated [Operator]
06-Oct-2018 06:45 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
20-Jun-2019 19:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Jun-2019 19:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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