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 Blenheim IV Z7984



Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  16 Dec 42 Aircraft Name  Blenheim IV Serial Number  Z7984
Unit  11 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Ratmalana Country  Ceylon
Aircrew details Sgt J O CARTLEDGE
Details engine caught fire on take-off at Colombo, destroyed by fire after emergency landing; Sgt J. Cartledge and crew escaped uninjured. ORB: 1 ac forced landing on return from Cholavaram. And another was destroyed by fire after landing.
Source ORB


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