Accident Bristol Blenheim Mk I L6660, Tuesday 17 September 1940
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Date:Tuesday 17 September 1940
Time:
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: L6660
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:LG-20 RAF Qotafiyah I. -   Egypt
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:LG-20 RAF Qotafiyah I
Narrative:
Blenheim L6660: Took off for bombing mission. 16/09/1940
Six aircraft raided enemy concentrations west of Sidi Barrani. This raid, carried out by aircraft in pairs, was very successful, several large fires being started. Blenheim L6660 crashed on landing but the crew were unhurt. During undershot night landing, aircraft was bounced & was hit the COs car. 17/09/1940
Crew:
Sgt ???? HUTT (pilot) RAF- Ok
Sgt (745972) Vynor "Vic" POLLARD (obs) RAF - OK.
Sgt (638863) John MUNRO (Wop/AG) RAF - OK.

Sources:

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

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-May-2008 18:04 JINX Added
23-Oct-2009 12:25 JINX Updated
15-Dec-2014 19:49 Pepa DEPA Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 10:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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