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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141522
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:06-MAR-1940
Time:
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk II
Owner/operator:2 SFTS Royal Air Force (2 SFTS RAF)
Registration: L4554
MSN: 21
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Brize Norton, Caterton, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire (EGVN)
Destination airport:RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire (EGVN)
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 6 March 1940: On final approach to RAF Brize Norton, the twin engine aircraft hit tree tops and crashed in a wooded area. Both crew were injured while the aircraft was destroyed.

Cause: Too low approach on part of the crew.

Sources:

1. Air Britain: RAF Aircraft L1000-L9999, published 1996
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-airspeed-as10-oxford-i-brize-norton-0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2012 12:33 Uli Elch Added
24-Jul-2017 21:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2017 18:33 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
21-Mar-2019 20:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source]

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