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Blenheim I L6601 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Blenheim I L6601

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  29 Nov 39 Aircraft Name  Blenheim If Serial Number  L6601
Unit  604 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1698Flying Officer P C Wheeler, Leading Aircraftman V H Oliver: killed; Blenheim L6601, 604 Squadron; aircraft accident, Epping, 29 November 1939.C16359600

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Blenheim If L6601

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanVernon Henry OLIVER (804281) Air Gunner Blenheim I L6601   1939-11-29604 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBramshott (St. Mary) Churchyar
Flying OfficerPhilip Clifton WHEELER (90213) Pilot Blenheim I L6601   1939-11-29604 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWhitchurch (St. John) Churchya

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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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1939 Unaccounted Airmen Database ReconciliationPilot Officer James Richard WHITFORD () [url][/url] Forbes Advocate Fri 1 Dec 1939 TWO OFFICERS KILLED Air Force Accident The Air Board has notified the deaths of two officers of the RA.A.F. on Wednesday. In an official statement it said: "The Air Board regrets to announce that as the result of an accident on November 29, Aircraft Pilot-Officer R. T. Vincent, of Broadford (Victoria) and Pilot-Officer J. R. Whitford, of N.S.W., suffered fatal injuries." Robert Trevor Vincent Note Vincent NOT Blenheim I*L6601 as per [url][/url] Trying to id Aircraft PLANE CRASHED Wing Had Collapsed MELBOURNE, Tuesday. Evidence that the port wing of an R.A.A.F. 'plane collapsed before the machine crashed in the mouth of the Werribee River on November 29, kill- ing an air pilot and an officer, was given before the Coroner to-day. The inquiry was held into the death of Robert Trevor Vincent, 41, and James Richard Whitford, 27, both of Point Cook. A verdict of accidental death was returned. ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 5th December 2018 01:55:27

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