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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209780
Last updated: 19 February 2020
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Date:16-OCT-1939
Time:day
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:90 Squadron Royal Air Force (90 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L4876
C/n / msn: WP-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Upwood, Huntingdonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Upwood, Huntingdonshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bristol Blenheim Mk.IV L4876,('WP-P') 90 Squadron, RAF Upwood: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 16/10/39 when crashed on take off from RAF Upwood, Huntingdonshire. According to the official Air Ministry report file into the accident (File AIR 81/1576): "Blenheim L4876, 90 Squadron; aircraft accident, 16 October 1939; Pilot Officer T A Peeler killed; Sergeant J A D Dobbing; injured".

One of the two crew was killed:

Pilot Officer Trevor Anthony Peeler (Pilot, Service Number 41732, aged 25) killed
Sgt J.A.D. Dobbing injured

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983)
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/1582: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C163594980
3. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939a.htm
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2949811/peeler,-trevor-anthony/
5. http://www.rafupwood.co.uk/90squadron.html
6. http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Huntingdonshire/HuntingdonPrioryRoadCemetery.html
7. http://www.wimbledoncollege.org.uk/_site/data/files/About%20Us/History/Roll%20of%20Honour/WW2%20College/A02766D38CAEFEA5DBA776C7274E29A9.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Apr-2018 19:06 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Sep-2018 12:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
24-Jun-2019 19:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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