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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141485
Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Date:18-JUL-1940
Time:day
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:5 SFTS Royal Air Force (5 SFTS RAF)
Registration: L4654
MSN: 120
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Irish Sea, 40 km off Llandudno, North Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Airspeed AS-10 Oxford Mk.I L4654: Written off (destroyed) 18 July 1940. En route, the twin engine aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances into the Irish Sea, some 40 km off Llandudno. Some sources state that the aircraft was forced into the sea by a sudden down draught. Both crew were rescued while the aircraft was lost.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999,(James J. Halley, Air Britain, published 1991)
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-airspeed-as10-oxford-i-llandudno


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2012 11:12 Uli Elch Added
03-Jan-2012 13:05 Uli Elch Updated [Date]
10-Aug-2017 20:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Aug-2017 20:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]
21-Mar-2019 21:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Source]
18-May-2019 22:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
30-May-2019 15:27 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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