Accident Bristol Blenheim Mk I L1114, Tuesday 10 January 1939
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Date:Tuesday 10 January 1939
Type:Silhouette image of generic BLEN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:62 Sqn RAF
Registration: L1114
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Gransmoore, 6 miles SW of Bridlington, East Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Destination airport:Command OPEX
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Blenheim L1114/D: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 10/01/1939. Took off from RAF Cranfield for a Command OPEX which ended with a forced landing at Gransmoore, 6 miles South West of Bridlington, East Yorkshire (at approximate co ordinates 54.018870°N, 0.284732°W). Aircraft wrecked when overturned in force landing, and caught fire.
P/O Alan Sidney Lewis OWENSMITH (Pilot) Safe


1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
2. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War Volume One by W.R. Chorley
5. ORB 62 Sqdn RAF at

Revision history:

12-Aug-2013 20:57 JINX Added
15-Dec-2014 14:29 Jixon Updated [Operator]
26-Dec-2015 08:37 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
17-Jan-2016 11:16 JIXN Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
06-Oct-2016 15:54 sunnyhill_50@hotmail Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2017 12:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
22-Mar-2018 19:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 06:39 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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