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400718 - Unaccounted airmen - 18-7-1940What caused the death of: Cpl Stanley E. FLOYD - 362380 - killed on active service (Flight Global), buried Montrose (Sleephillock) Cem., Angusshire (UK8193), and F/Sgt Roy NELSON - 560353 - killed in active service (Flight Global), buried Darlington West Cem., Durham County (UK303). Proposed aircraft losses for this day: Battle Trainer - P6726 - 1 FTS - bellylanded Netheravon. Blenheim IV - N3566 - 2 SAC - crashed on take-off Andover. Hurricane I - N2478 - 7 OFU - crashed in forced landing Broughton, Cheshire. Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 28th January 2008 08:13:32
400718 - Unaccounted airmen - 18-7-1940Hi Henk From Warner's "Blenheim" N3566 is reported as hitting the boundary at Andover-P/O Fitzpatrick and crew uninjured. Regards Dick ....Read More.Dick on 28th January 2008 09:15:30
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


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