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 Blenheim IV  V5762


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 07 Oct 41 Aircraft Name Blenheim IV Serial Number V5762
Unit 42 OTU Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
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Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/9467Pilot Officer D B Alan-Williams, Sergeant G B Aston, Sergeant G L Arthur, Sergeant W Hebditch: killed; aircraft accident at Tebbs Farm, Flagg Fenn House near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Blenheim V5762, 42 Operational Training Unit, 7 October 1941.C16997714

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Blenheim IV V5762

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerDouglas Blundell ALAN-WILLIAMS (45592) Pilot Blenheim IV V5762  Forum Post 1941-10-0742 OTU United KingdomCastleton (St. Mary Magdalene)
SergeantGeorge Leslie Blair ARTHUR (1057444) Observer Blenheim IV V5762  Forum Post 1941-10-0742 OTU United KingdomSouth Shields (Harton) Cemeter
SergeantGordon Bertram ASHTON (978292) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Blenheim IV V5762  Forum Post 1941-10-0742 OTU United KingdomManchester Southern Cemetery
SergeantWilliam HEBDITCH (1101203) Observer Blenheim IV V5762  Forum Post 1941-10-0742 OTU United KingdomEasington (All Saints) Churchy


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411007 - Unaccounted airmen - 7-10-1941What were the places of death registration for: A - Died on active service: AC2 Peter R. BUDD - 1383676. B - Killed on active service: P/O (Pilot) ALAN-WILLIAMS, Douglas B. - 45592 (from Canada); Sgt (Obs) George L.B. ARTHUR - 1057444 - 42 (*) "Sqn" (Leuchars, Fifeshire); Sgt (WOp/Ag) Gordon B. ASHTON - 978292 - 42 (*) "Sqn"; LAC (Pilot u/t) Douglas T. FOULGER - 655420, and Sgt (Obs) William HEBDITCH - 1101203 - 42 (*) "Sqn". Proposed aircraft losses for this day: Blenheim IV - V5762 - 42 (*) "OTU" - flew into ground Tebbs Farm, Flag Fen House, Peterborough. Lysander II - L6860 - 41 OTU - crashed in forced landing Stalbridge, Dorset. Oxford I - R6100 - 6 FTS - collided with balloon barrage Sullivan Road, Stoke, Coventry (two casualties on this aircraft; I've already LAC [Pilot u/t] R. MARSHALL - 526524). Oxford I - V3145 - 14 FTS - collided with Oxford V3947 over Lyneham. Oxford I - V3947 - 14 FTS - collided with Oxford V3145 over Lyneham. Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 27th December 2008 01:02:20
411007 - Unaccounted airmen - 7-10-1941A - Died on active service: AC2 Peter R. BUDD - peter Budd age 18 registered Surrey Mid East district, no middle initial listed. B - Killed on active service: P/O ALAN-WILLIAMS, Douglas B. - Listed as Williams, Douglas B A, age 20, Peterbro' district Sgt (Obs) George L.B. ARTHUR - Age 30 Peterbro district Sgt (WOp/Ag) Gordon B. ASHTON - Age 29 Peterbro' district LAC (Pilot u/t) Douglas T. FOULGER - Age 20, Conventry District Sgt (Obs) William HEBDITCH - Age 30 Peterbro district Would the 42 Sqn men be 42 OTU? We seen an example of this recently? Checking the list above of crashes, my money is on Blenheim V5762. If their not listed in Ross CCL then I think thats likely. My copy is in Dublin, I'm at home on the west coast. ....Read More.dennis_burke on 27th December 2008 01:26:00
CWGC ErrorsAn old error - still uncorrected in CWGC - Shown as 42 Sqdn instead of 42 OTU - despite Dennis Burke's [URL="http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?3784-411007-Unaccounted-airmen-7-10-1941&p=51329#post51329"]attempt[/URL] to correct it. [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=V5762[/url] [QUOTE]Pilot Officer Douglas Blundell ALAN-WILLIAMS (45592) Pilot Blenheim IV V5762 Forum Post 1941-10-07 42 OTU United Kingdom Castleton (St. Mary Magdalene) Ref : North of church. Sergeant George Leslie Blair ARTHUR (1057444) Observer Blenheim IV V5762 Forum Post 1941-10-07 42 OTU United Kingdom South Shields (Harton) Cemeter Ref : Sec. O. Grave 11918. Sergeant Gordon Bertram ASHTON (978292) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Blenheim IV V5762 Forum Post 1941-10-07 42 OTU United Kingdom Manchester Southern Cemetery Ref : Sec. S. C. of E. Grave 783. Sergeant William HEBDITCH (1101203) Observer Blenheim IV V5762 Forum Post 1941-10-07 42 OTU United Kingdom Easington (All Saints) Churchy [/QUOTE] ....Read More.Jagan on 23rd February 2019 12:02:33


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