Accident Bristol Blenheim Mk I K7078, Thursday 27 January 1938
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Date:Thursday 27 January 1938
Type:Silhouette image of generic BLEN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:44 Sqn RAF
Registration: K7078
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:nr Blue Bell Inn Thorpe Road Tattershall Thorpe, Lincolnshire England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Blenheim K7078: Written off (destroyed) 27/01/1938: Abandoned after control lost during aerobatics (attempting to loop the aircraft) and crashed at Tattershall Thorpe, Lincolnshire. Pilot Officer Alan Norman Macfarlane (and a New Zealand national) flying solo, was killed when he struck the tailplane while baling out, the Blenheim came down near the "Blue Bell Inn" in Thorpe Road, Tattershall Thorpe
P/O Alan Norman MACFARLANE (nz.pilot) RAF : killed


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

Revision history:

04-Oct-2009 05:26 JINX Added
01-Jun-2013 16:18 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Aug-2013 11:59 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
03-Aug-2013 17:09 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Aug-2013 22:33 JINX Updated [Operator, Narrative]
15-Aug-2013 12:26 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
17-Aug-2013 16:28 JINX Updated [Operator]
27-Nov-2014 16:02 Nick Slaughter Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
16-Feb-2018 20:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 06:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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