Crash Site Bristol Blenheim

This Canadian Bristol Blenheim crashed here on 10 May 1940, 12.15PM, after it was hit by a Messerschmitt BF-109. Board gunner Robert Echlin was killed, while the pilot, Hugh Rowe, survived but with severe wounds. He was later arrested by the Germans and remained in German captivity for the remainder of the war.

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: RAF

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