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Blenheim IV  N6191 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Blenheim IV  N6191

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 30 Sep 40 Aircraft Name Blenheim IV Serial Number N6191
Unit 107 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details Took off 2030 From Wattisham but crashed almost immediately close to the Control Tower bursting into flames. Help quickly arrived at the scene and Sgt Walters was pulled out of the blazing wreckage by the Squadron Commander W/C L.
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/778Pilot Officer K D Taute and Sergeant J R Waterhouse: injured; Blenheim N6191 damaged in air operations, 6 June 1940.C14502387
AIR81/3565Sergeant S Walters: died of injuries; Sergeant J E Merrett: killed; Sergeant A G Byron, Aircraftman T R Stevens, Leading Aircraftman R H Bessey, Leading Aircraftman J Clough, Aircraftman H H Trow: injured; aircraft exploded on the ground at RAF Wattisham, Blenheim N6191, 107 Squadron, 30 September 1940.C16687663

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Blenheim IV N6191

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantJack Edwin MERRETT (520314) Pilot Blenheim IV N6191  AIR81/3565 1940-09-30107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomReading (Henley Road) Cemetery
SergeantSidney WALTERS (626198) Wireless Op Blenheim IV N6191  AIR81/3565 1940-09-30107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomProbus (Ss. Probus And Grace)

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Aircraft Losses DB (Henks) Date MismatchesCan the RAF Aircraft Serials database be amended? The headline date for the loss of Blenheim N6191 is 1 Oct 40: [URL][/URL] but as per the references, it was actually lost on 30 Sep 40. Andy ....Read More.Andy Marden on 27th November 2020 08:23:58

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