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Blenheim IV V5644 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Blenheim IV V5644

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  10 Jan 43 Aircraft Name  Blenheim IV Serial Number  V5644
Unit  Not11 Operating Airfield  Ratmalana Country  Ceylon
Aircrew details
Details lost en route Colombo/Biagachi, no further details available. Appendix 4
Source The Bristol Blenheim: A Complete History by Graham Warner

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Blenheim IV V5644

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerCharles George DEGENHARDT (400426) Blenheim IV V5644  Ext Link 1941-11-2811 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery

Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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Air raid on Derna 12/12/1941 XI Squadron RAFHello, A little more on 2/Lt Burrage SAAF: 28-11-1941 No.11 Sqn Blenheim IV V5644* During ops, V5644 was damaged in the observer's compartment as a result of AA fire. The observer, F/O Degenhardt RAAF, was hit, and later died from his wounds. 102345 2/Lt (Pilot) Roy Inglis BURRAGE SAAF - uninjured AUS400426 F/O (Obs.) Charles George DEGENHARDT RAAF + 749446 F/Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Leslie Joseph MACEY RAFVR** - uninjured F/O Degenhardt RAAF, is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery. * Blenheim V5644 was repaired and returned to service. ** F/Sgt Macey was killed on 11-12-1941, in No.11 Sqn Blenheim IV Z7797. See also, the A705 Casualty File of AUS402187 Sgt N. G. S. DRUMMOND RAAF, Observer aboard Blenheim Z7909: Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 16th June 2013 08:14:49

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