Accident Bristol Blenheim Mk I L8471, Sunday 22 December 1940
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Date:Sunday 22 December 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic BLEN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:211 Sqn RAF
Registration: L8471
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Kucove. -   Albania
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Menidi (Tatoi) aerodrome
Destination airport:
Blenheim L8471: Took off for mission. 22/12/1940
Shot down By G.50s. at Kucove.
Blenheim I L8374: Sergeant A L Sargeant, Flying Officer P F Miles, Sergeant F G Moir, Sergeant B A Brooker: missing believed killed; Flying Officer J F Evans, Sergeant H B Offord: uninjured; shot down and crashed over Albania, Blenheim L8471 and Blenheim L8374, 84 Squadron, 22 December 1940.
Crew:All 84 Sqdn.
F/O (74338) Peter Fenton MILES (pilot) RAFVR - killed.
Sgt (755242) Francis Gartly MOIR (obs) RAFVR - killed.
Sgt (616564) Bertram Alfred Charles BROOKER (Wop/AG) RAF - killed.


1.Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
2.ORB 211 Sqdn RAF

Revision history:

21-Oct-2009 22:07 JINX Added
17-Jun-2013 19:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
22-Aug-2013 15:08 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
15-Dec-2014 19:56 Paco Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 10:39 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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