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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2634
Last updated: 4 July 2019
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Date:08-NOV-1938
Time:day
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:62 Squadron Royal Air Force (62 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1116
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Luce Bay Ranges, Wigtownshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Destination airport:RAF West Freugh, Stranraer
Narrative:
Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 L1116, 62 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 8/11/38 when, after run over target, the aircraft stalled & belly landed on the Luce Bay Ranges, Wigtownshire. L1116 was the first operational loss of a Blenheim by 62 Squadron. The pilot, Acting Pilot Officer Harley Boxall, was exonerated of any blame, and promoted to a full Flying Officer with effect from 12/12/38.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
2. Devotion to a Calling: Far-East Flying and Survival with 62 Squadron RAF By Harley Boxall, Joe Bamford
3. http://aircrewremembered.com/blenheim-test.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2008 15:04 JINX Added
12-Aug-2013 20:58 JINX Updated [Location, Source]
15-Dec-2014 14:28 Jixon Updated [Operator, Source]
19-Mar-2018 00:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Mar-2018 00:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
19-Mar-2018 00:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]
19-Mar-2018 18:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 06:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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