Firefighters are quick to put out an engine fire on this Bristol Blenheim from RAF 21Sqn YH Z7492
Bristol Blenheim MkIVF RAF 21Sqn V6034 seconds before it crashed into the sea
Bristol Blenheim MkIVF RAF 21Sqn YHD Z7438 Manston
Lost on the on a Anti-shipping mission Flight Lieutenant F.L.Campbell-Rogers Pilot POW; Sergeant J.P.Sullivan KIA; Sergeant D.E.Bingham POW
Bristol Blenheim MkIVF RAF 21Sqn YHS Z7435 shot down over Holland
Serial Range Z7271 - Z8323. One of a batch of 600 Bristol Type 142L, Blenheim Mk.1V built by Rootes Securities. Z7271-7230; Z7340-7374; Z7406-7455; Z7483-7522; Z7577-7596; Z7610- 7654; Z7678-7712; Z7754-7803; Z7841-7860; Z7879-7928; Z7958-7992, = 430 built. Z7993-8002; Z8050-8099;Z8143-8167; Z8202-8236; Z8274-8323, cancelled. Transferred after initial RAF service were: Z7373; Z7779; Z7842; Z7885 to Free French Forces. Z7492 to Portugese Air Force. Z7986 to Turkish Air Force. Z7435 was one of four 21 Sqdn Blenheims lost on this operation. See: V5825; V6436; Z7447. Airborne 1446 from Watton. Cause of loss not established. Crashed at Rozenburg (Zuid Holland), 16 km WSW of Rotterdam exactly the same crash-site as 88 Sqdn Blenheim L9379 on the same operation. All are buried in the Hook of Holland General Cemetery. Sgt K.Hayes KIA Sgt A.A.C.Shaddick KIA Sgt R.F.Brian KIA
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