Accident Bristol Blenheim Mk I K7037,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22685
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Date:Tuesday 10 May 1938
Type:Silhouette image of generic BLEN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:114 Sqn RAF
Registration: K7037
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Blenheim K7037: Written off (destroyed) 10/5/38 when engine failed on take-off, overturned and caught fire, RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire. All three crew were killed
P/O Douglas PERRY (pilot) RAF - killed
AC1 (524637) John Joseph Gerrard RICE (????) RAF - killed
AC1 (523273) Frederick GRIMES (????) RAF - killed

According to a contemporary report:
An accident occurred at Wyton, Huntingdon, on May 10 to an aircraft of No. 114 (Bomber) Sqn., Wyton, in which the following occupants lost their lives:—P/O. Douglas Perry, No. 524637, A/C 1st Class John Joseph Gerrard Rice. No. 523273 A/C. 1st Class Frederick Crimes. P/O. Perry was the pilot and A/C Rice and A/C Crimes were the members of the crew."


1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s

Revision history:

04-Sep-2008 19:24 JINX Added
07-Jun-2013 14:24 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
02-Aug-2013 13:49 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
03-Aug-2013 15:50 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
04-Aug-2013 21:18 JINX Updated [Operator, Location]
15-Dec-2014 10:06 Erectus Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
27-Feb-2018 00:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Mar-2018 16:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 09:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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