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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94971
Last updated: 8 January 2020
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Date:30-OCT-1940
Time:20:30
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IF
Owner/operator:23 Squadron Royal Air Force (23 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L6721
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Orchard Way Rd, South Bersted. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ford, Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Blenheim L6721 crashed in deteriorating weather conditions following a routine night patrol.
Radio failure may have played a part in the accident.
Crew:
F/O (70833) Herbert John WOODWARD DFC (pilot) RAFVR - killed
P/O (78740) Allan Arthur ATKINSON (obs) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (770435) Harry Thomas PERRY (Wop/AG) RAFVR - died in the crash.

Sources:

ORB 23 Sqn RAF


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Mar-2011 03:06 angels one five Added
17-Jan-2012 06:04 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Aug-2013 10:33 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
20-Sep-2014 08:40 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
08-Feb-2015 13:12 weeks Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 10:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
26-Sep-2018 10:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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