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 Blenheim IV  N3604


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 25 Jun 40 Aircraft Name Blenheim IV Serial Number N3604
Unit 254 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/992Sergeant F G Kingham, Acting Sergeant D F S Campbell and Sergeant P G Cory: report of deaths; Blenheim N3604 crashed at Osthusvik, Rennesoy, Norway, 25 June 1940.C14502443

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Blenheim IV N3604

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantDavid Ferguson Sharpe CAMPBELL (743031) Observer Blenheim IV N3604  AIR81/992 1940-06-25254 Sqdn AIR27 NorwayHaugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelse
Flight SergeantPercival Gordon CORY (564105) Pilot Blenheim IV N3604  AIR81/992 1940-06-25254 Sqdn AIR27 NorwayHaugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelse
SergeantFrancis George KINGHAN (535306) Wireless Op Blenheim IV N3604  AIR81/992 1940-06-25254 Sqdn AIR27 NorwayHaugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelse

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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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Questions Posted to 254 Sqdn WebsiteGraham, The owner of this site also has a book published on RAF Coastal Command Losses WW2 1939-41. For 25/06/40, 254sqdn Blenheim, N3604 took off from Sumburgh at 12.48hrs, shot down by Ofw Arnoldy of 4/JG77 at approx 14.25hrs whilst attacking a ship off Stavanger. F/Sgt P.G. Cory. Sgt D.F.S. Campbell. Sgt F.G. Kingham. As for R.G. Wales, no 254sqdn losses on 22nd May 41, but on 22nd March 41 (as you state) 254sqdn lost Blenheim L9406 off the coast of Norway. Coastal Command losses shows only 2 crew members for this aircraft, as do other sources, by rights it should be 3 crew, so "possible" he may have been 3rd unrecorded crewmember. The GRO military deaths index only has him registered as R.G. Wales and not R.G.W.G.Wales. From same book, 8th July 1941, 254sqdn Blenheim T1941. Suffered engine failure and ran into soft ground during a forced landing at Port Ellen, 20.45hrs, Flt/Sgt L.E. Larkin, safe. ....Read More.AlanW on 30th August 2009 02:33:06


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