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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141488
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:10-OCT-1939
Time:
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:RAF College
Registration: L4627
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
Airspeed AS-10 Oxford Mk.I L4627 of the RAF College, Cranwell. Written off (damaged beyond repair) in a landing accident at RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire on 10 October 1939. The aircraft was written off after the pilot, L/AC P. A.C. Sibley. held off too high whilst landing. The starboard wing dropped and hit the ground, damaging the aircraft beyond repair. All three crew on board were uninjured.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, published 1991)
2. http://www.bcar.org.uk/new1939-incident-logs


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2012 11:16 Uli Elch Added
10-Aug-2017 21:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Nov-2019 18:40 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
17-Dec-2019 18:26 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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