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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19914
Last updated: 3 August 2021
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Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:51 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (51 OTU RAF)
Registration: L6750
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:0.5 miles NW of RAF Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Destination airport:
On 24 January 1942, an engine of the Blenheim I L6750 of 51 OTU RAF caught fire in the air. The pilot, Flt Sgt Knowles, crash-landed mile NW of Cranfield. The crew escaped but the Blenheim was destroyed by fire.


"The Bristol Blenheim: A Complete History", by Graham Warner. ISBN 0-85979-101-7

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Revision history:

24-May-2008 13:27 JINX Added
04-Feb-2012 08:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
23-Aug-2013 20:26 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
24-Aug-2013 16:25 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
25-Aug-2013 06:03 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
14-Sep-2014 13:06 Komes123 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
07-Feb-2015 20:36 AlLah Updated [Location]
24-Jan-2017 14:31 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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