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Blenheim IV Z7927 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Blenheim IV Z7927



Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  14 Mar 43 Aircraft Name  Blenheim IV Serial Number  Z7927
Unit  11 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Feni Country  Burma
Aircrew details Plt Offr Frank Howard RICHARDSON* (406409)
Fg Offr Malcolm Gordon WILLIAMS*(401018)
Details shot down by Ki.43 over Burma; P/0 F. Richardson, F/O Williams, and Flt Sgt Stanley Albert OSBORN (407374)KIA. One ac broke formation with starboard engine smoking and crashed near HPARABYIN. Richardson and osborns body were found at scene of crash and buried nearby. Fg Offr M G Williams extricated himself from wrecked aircraft and was taken by villagers in a Sampan to BUTHIDAUNG where he was sent to Maungdaw Hospital. He succumbed to burns and injuries there.
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