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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141476
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Time:12:00 LT
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:3 FTS Royal Air Force (3 FTS RAF)
Registration: L4612
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire
Airspeed AS-10 Oxford Mk.I L4612, 3 FTS RAF: Written off (destroyed) 28 April 1941: On approach to RAF South Cerney, the twin engine aircraft collided with another aircraft and crashed in a field. Both pilots were killed. They were performing a training exercise.

The other aircraft involved is believed to have been Airspeed Oxford Mk.I W6567, also of 3 FTS, RAF, which was recorded as "damaged" on the same day (28 April 1941) and was not repaired, being struck off charge as Cat.E(FA) on 6 May 1941.

Crew of Oxford L4612 (3 FTS):
L/AC George W. Grundy,(aged 25, RAF Service Number 1014563) pilot under training
L/AC Douglas Thomson, (aged 29, RAF Service Number 1376765) instructor pilot.

L/ACs G.W. Grundy and D. Thompson listed as "Killed On Active Service", according to a listing published in "The Times" on 9 June 1941.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999, (James J. Halley, Air Britain, published 1991)

Revision history:

03-Jan-2012 11:01 Uli Elch Added
09-Aug-2017 17:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Aug-2017 17:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
09-Aug-2017 17:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
23-Dec-2017 18:44 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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