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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94970
Last updated: 28 January 2020
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Date:25-AUG-1940
Time:night
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IF
Owner/operator:604 (County of Middlesex) Squadron Royal Air Force (604 (County of Middlesex) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L6782
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr Witheridge, Exeter. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed for reasons unknown during a routine night patrol.
Crew:
Sgt (566171) Cyril HAIGH (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (800635) John Gordon Bewley BEWLEY FLETCHER (WOP/AG) RAFVR - killed
LAC (917258) Albert Lawrence AUSTIN (AG) RAFVR - died from his injuries the following day.

Sources:

The Battle of Britain Then and Now.


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Mar-2011 02:50 angels one five Added
10-Jan-2012 14:39 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Narrative]
20-Aug-2013 15:46 JINX Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
20-Aug-2013 17:56 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
20-Aug-2013 18:36 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
21-Aug-2013 18:10 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
21-Aug-2013 21:28 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
24-Aug-2013 08:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport]
24-Aug-2013 15:01 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
18-Nov-2013 17:58 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 10:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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