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Blenheim IV V6504 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Blenheim IV V6504

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  06 Jul 43 Aircraft Name  Blenheim IV Serial Number  V6504
Unit  60 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Yelahanka Country  India
Aircrew details F Sgt Sydney SCHRAGGER*(791171)
F Sgt William Edward BRISTER*(1152420)
Details lost propeller on air-test, control lost, dived into ground miles south of Yelahanka; F/Sgt S. Schragger (Pilot) and F/Sgt W. Brister (Obs) killed. [ORB]. AT 0810 hours F Sgt Schragger and his observer F Sgt Brister took off in V6504 on an airtest. AT 0820 hours the port ariscrew flew off and the plane dived in from approximately 1000 feet killing both oocupants imediately.
Source ORB

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