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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69423
Last updated: 4 January 2020
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Date:07-MAY-1942
Time:morning
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:13 (H) Squadron Royal Air Force (13 (H) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L8529
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Landing Ground LG-086, Bir Abu Ogos, Al Amaria, Alexandria -   Egypt
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Landing Ground LG-086, Bir Abu Ogos, Egypt
Narrative:
Bristol Blenheim Mk.I L8529, 13 Sqaudron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) when Belly landed in error at LG-086 (Landing Ground 86, a temporary desert airstrip at Bir Abu Ogos at approximate co ordinates 30 51′ 5″ N, 29 52′ 0″ E) south west of Qetaa Maryout, Al Amaria, Alexandria Governate, Egypt. Not repaired and Struck Off Charge 25 June 1942.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1978)
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_North_African_airfields_during_World_War_II


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Oct-2009 16:41 JINX Added
15-Dec-2014 18:05 Jixon Updated [Operator]
09-Oct-2018 18:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
06-Oct-2019 22:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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