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 Botha I L6129


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  05 Mar 40 Aircraft Name  Botha I Serial Number  L6129
Unit  Blackburn Compa Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Details 
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1883Flying Officer B Rolfe, passenger J B E Johnson: killed; aircraft accident, Flixborough, Botha L6129, 5 March 1940.C16471131

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Botha I L6129

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerBasil Raynham ROLFE (08078) Test Pilot Botha I L6129  Forum Post 1940-03-05Blackburn Co United KingdomElloughton (St. Mary) Churchya


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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

ThreadPost TextAuthor
F/O B R Rolfe, 08708, 05-03-1940John, Killed on Botha I serial L6129 of Blackburn Company on test fligt; dived into ground near Flixborough, Lincs. Passenger, Mr John B.E. JOHNSON - B.Sc (FTO/Blackburn), died of wounds and lies buried Beverley Rural District. F/O ROLFE was awarded the Greec Award "Royal Order of the Phoenix". Regards, Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 28th August 2011 08:29:48
1940 Unaccounted Airmen Database ReconciliationFlying Officer Basil Raynham ROLFE (08078) Test Pilot 1940-03-05 United Kingdom Elloughton (St. Mary) Churchya [url]https://www.greatwarforum.org/topic/220206-basil-raynham-rolfe-94-squadron-perhaps/[/url] [QUOTE=94avenge]As a Flying Officer Basil Rolfe was killed on March 5, 1940 when Botha L6129 of the Blackburn Company dived into ground near Flixborough, Lincs, during a test flight. Also on board was John Johnson, B.Sc (FTO/Blackburn), who died from his injuries.[/QUOTE] ....Read More.Jagan on 16th December 2018 02:19:21


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