Accident Bristol Blenheim Mk I L8501,
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Date:Friday 10 January 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic BLEN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:84 Sqn RAF
Registration: L8501
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Araxos -   Greece
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Mendi/Tatoi
Destination airport:Troop Concentrations Kelcyre-Berat Road Albania
Bristol Blenheim Mk.I L8501 (VA-P) 84 Squadron, RAF: Written off (destroyed) when lost (Failed to Return) from combat operations on 10 January 1941

Took off from Mendi/Tatoi @ 10:35 am. One of 8 Blenheims detailed to attack troop concentrations on the Kelcyre-Berat Road Albania. Ran out of fuel and crashed landed at Araxos. Presumed lost during the evacuation of Greece.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1978)
2. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses in the Middle East and Mediterranean Vol 1 1939-1942.

Revision history:

23-Oct-2009 12:14 JINX Added
21-Jan-2012 08:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
06-Jul-2013 05:44 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
15-Dec-2014 15:42 Jixon Updated [Operator]
18-Mar-2016 19:08 Red Dragon Updated [Registration, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2018 19:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
25-Sep-2019 17:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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