emblem RAF RAF No 21 Squadron

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

IL-2 Sturmovik Cliffs of Dover - COD/CLOD skins
 
  CLOD game skin by asisbiz Blenheim MkIVF RAF 21Sqn YHD Z7438 Manston 23rd Jul 1941
  CLOD game skin by asisbiz Blenheim MkIVF RAF 21Sqn YHL Watton 1941
  CLOD game skin by asisbiz Blenheim MkIVF RAF 21Sqn YHS Z7435 Watton 28th Aug 1941

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    Magazine References: +

  • Airfix Magazines (English) - http://www.airfix.com/
  • Avions (French) - http://www.aerostories.org/~aerobiblio/rubrique10.html
  • FlyPast (English) - http://www.flypast.com/
  • Flugzeug Publikations GmbH (German) - http://vdmedien.com/flugzeug-publikations-gmbh-hersteller_verlag-vdm-heinz-nickel-33.html
  • Flugzeug Classic (German) - http://www.flugzeugclassic.de/
  • Klassiker (German) - http://shop.flugrevue.de/abo/klassiker-der-luftfahrt
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://boutique.editions-lariviere.fr/site/abonnement-le-fana-de-l-aviation-626-4-6.html
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://www.pdfmagazines.org/tags/Le+Fana+De+L+Aviation/
  • Osprey (English) - http://www.ospreypublishing.com/
  • Revi Magazines (Czech) - http://www.revi.cz/

    Web References: +

  • History of RAF Organisation: http://www.rafweb.org
  • Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/

This webpage was updated 5th January 2017