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Battle I K9396 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Battle I K9396

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  11 Mar 40 Aircraft Name  Battle I Serial Number  K9396
Unit  52 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1900Sergeant G D Cossar, Sergeant A J Kenny: injured; aircraft accident, Andover, Battle K9396, 52 Squadron, 11 March 1940.C16471172

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Fairy Battle K9396 Crashed Andover HampshireHallo Andy, THE BATTLE FILE by Sidney Shail only has a brief entry for K9396 with no crew names; "52 Sqn 23.11.38. Engine cut; crashlanded near Andover, 11.3.40; SOC 17.3.40." As 52 Squadron at this time was a training unit this loss does not appear in RAF BOMBER COMMAND LOSSES 1939-1940 by Bill Chorley. Your best bet is to check the 52 Squadron ORB at Kew, and probably the base ORB too (Benson). Regards, Martin Gleeson. ....Read More.Martin Gleeson on 3rd October 2009 07:29:56
Fairy Battle K9396 Crashed Andover HampshireHi Martin, Bill Chorley does in fact mention the 11-3-1940, 52 Sqn Battle I K9396 loss. It is mentioned in his, Vol.1 1939 - 1940 amendments and additions page - ref: 3940/031 52/K9396, as a new entry. Admittedly, a bit light on detail, but it is there. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 3rd October 2009 09:51:17

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