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 Anson I L7965



Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  25 May 43 Aircraft Name  Blenheim V Serial Number  L7965
Unit  113 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Asansol Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt Bernard KITCHEN
Sgt John Alexander Shillinglaw HULME*(1330049)
Details Sgt SIMPSON (AG). Proceeded to Asansol for replacement aircraft. When taking off for an airtest, a main tyre burst and the aircraft went on fire. The pilot and navigator suistained severe burns and the air gunner slight concussion. HULMES died of injuries sustained in the crash at Asansol on 3rd June
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