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Blenheim IV Z7913 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Blenheim IV Z7913

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  03 Aug 43 Aircraft Name  Blenheim IV Serial Number  Z7913
Unit  60 Sqdn Operating Airfield  China Bay Country  Ceylon
Aircrew details Wg Cdr D BANKS
Details engine cut, lost height, ditched in China Bay, Ceylon; W/Cdr D. Banks and crew rescued, one injured. From Trichy to Ceylon. 1500-1750 hours. Crash landed inchina bay, 3 miles from shore
Source ORB

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Test pilots RAF HelensburghHello, A little more on 37077 David Kynvin BANKS AFC: 3-8-1943 No.60 Sqn. Blenheim IV Z7913 Engine cut, lost height, ditched in China Bay, Ceylon. W/C D Banks and crew rescued, one injured. (No.60 Sqn Blenheim IV Z9813, is also recorded as ditching on this day. NFD). See: The Bristol Blenheim A Complete History. Warner,Graham. Manchester:Crecy Publishing,2005 (2nd.ed.) p.584. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 6th December 2015 05:41:44

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