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Blenheim IV L4853 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Blenheim IV L4853

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AIR81/2533Sergeant R D Bailey: died of injuries; Pilot Officer R P A J de Burlet, Sergeant F Andrews: injured; aircraft accident, Andover, Blenheim L4853, 2 School of Army Cooperation, 6 August 1940.C16471895

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Blenheim IV L4853

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantRonald Douglas (Ron) BAILEY (746776) Observer Blenheim IV L4853  AIR81/2533 1940-08-062 SoAC United KingdomWarwick Cemetery

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400806 - Unaccounted airmen - 6-8-1940What caused the death of: Sgt (Obs) Ronald D. BAILEY - 746776 - died of wounds or injuries received on active service (Flight Global), buried Dyffrynn (St.Matthew) Churchyard, Dyffryn Clydach, Glamorganshire (UK6983), and S/Ldr Nicholas W. WADHAM - 3092 - aged 46 - name not listed Flight Global archives, commemorated column 2 of the Cambridge Crematorium, Dry Drayton (UK2414). Proposed aircraft losses: Blenheim I - L4853 - 2 SAC - crashed on take-off 1 mile W of Andover Magister I - P2385 - 219 Sqn - flew into ground Piercebridge near Darlington Oxford I - P1869 - 15 FTS - crashed on take-off Windrush Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 21st February 2008 12:14:19
Blenheim Crash 1940 in AndoverHi Andy, In response to your question I offer brief details of seven Blenheim crashes in that period involving aircraft of 2 School of Army Co-Operation, the main user of Blenheims at Andover. 03/05/40 - L9297 - Mk IV - Engine failed on take-off, it stalled and spun in. Crew killed. 31/05/40 - L1296 - Mk I - Crashed on take-off. 06/07/40 - N3555 - Mk IV - Hit trees on night take-off, killing the crew. 18/07/40 - N3566 - Mk IV - Engine cut on take-off, swung and hit hedge. 06/08/40 - L4853 - Mk IV - Lost height on a night take-off and hit the ground. 1 killed, 2 injured. 04/09/40 - L9022 - Mk IV - Undershot a night landing and hit a tree. 1 injured. 10/09/40 - K7073 - Mk I - Engine cut on overshoot and crashed. 1 injured. I hope these brief details might get you a bit further and I would be very interested in seeing a copy of the eye-witness account if you can manage it. All the best, L9172 ....Read More.L9172 on 1st November 2009 02:40:27
Bristol Blenheim L4853Hello, Observer killed aboard 2 SAC Blenheim L4853 on 6-8-1940: 42811 P/O (Pilot) Robert Philip Arthur Jules De BURLET RAF - Injured 746776 Sgt (Obs.) Ronald Douglas BAILEY RAFVR + Can't help with W.Op./Air Gnr. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 16th February 2011 04:56:14
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