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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141489
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:21-FEB-1940
Time:day
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk II
Owner/operator:3 FTS Royal Air Force (3 FTS RAF)
Registration: L4607
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Bibury, NE of Cirencester, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bibury, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 21 February 1940: Crashed shortly after take off from RAF Bibury, north east of Cirencester, Gloucestershire (at approximate co ordinates: 5146′53″N 0150′10″W). While on initial climb out, the aircraft hit trees and crashed. Both occupants were injured and the aircraft was written off.

Sources:

1. Air Britain: RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999, published 1991
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-airspeed-as10-oxford-i-raf-bibury
3. http://www.aviation-links.co.uk/Gloucestershire%20Aircraft%20Accidents.pdf
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Bibury


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2012 11:17 Uli Elch Added
24-Jul-2017 21:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2017 18:32 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
21-Mar-2019 20:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]

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