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 Blenheim IV V5528



Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  13 Jul 42 Aircraft Name  Blenheim IV Serial Number  V5528
Unit  308 MU Operating Airfield  Allahabad Country  India
Aircrew details Fg Offr Jack TRENBERTH*(407756)
Flt Sgt Benjamin WALMSLEY*(561830)
Details dived into ground miles from Allahabad airfield, unknown cause; P/O J. Trenberth (Pilot), F/Sgt B. Walmsley (F2E), and Flight Sergeant Frederick Leonard ELLERS (406142) (WOp/Ag) killed. 3 miles NNW of Allahabad. ON a test flight. early afternoon hours. COI exists in NAA Cas File. Aircraft hit ground in vertical or near vertical dive and completely burnt out
Source The Bristol Blenheim: A Complete History by Graham Warner


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