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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69848
Last updated: 20 May 2020
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Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:17 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (17 OTU RAF)
Registration: Z7453
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 3 miles NE of Filey, Yorkshire. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Upwood
Destination airport:
Took off from RAF Upwood at 11:56. The crew were on an navigation exercise when their aircraft dived into the sea off Filey on the Yorkshire coast. All are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
F/O (Aus 400288) Edwin Roy PARKE (pilot) RAAF - missing
Sgt (1104373) Francis COAKLEY (U/T Pilot) RAFVR - missing
Sgt (999794) Maurice YORK (learner) RAFVR - missing

Bomber Command OTU Losses 1940-1947 - W R Chorley.

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Revision history:

05-Nov-2009 10:50 NePa Added
08-Oct-2013 06:32 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
04-Nov-2013 18:02 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Nov-2016 16:17 Anon. Updated [Destination airport]
01-Nov-2017 19:47 Red Dragon Updated [Date, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Dec-2017 15:03 XindelX Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
14-Apr-2018 07:54 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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