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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141525
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk II
Owner/operator:8 FTS Royal Air Force (8 FTS RAF)
Registration: L4669
MSN: 136
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off RAF Montrose, Angus -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:RAF Montrose, Angus
Destination airport:RAF Montrose, Angus
Oxford L4669 was the last of the initial production batch 136 aircraft (c/nos. 1-136) ordered from Airspeed Ltd., Portsmouth, to contract 537876/36. Delivered between September 1937 and January 1939.

Destroyed 23 January 1940: The crew was performing a training flight with 8 FTS at RAF Montrose. En route, the aircraft went out of control and crashed into the sea off Montrose. Both crewmen were rescued while the aircraft was lost.


1. Air Britain: RAF Aircraft L1000-L9999, published 1996

Revision history:

03-Jan-2012 12:37 Uli Elch Added
24-Jul-2017 20:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2017 18:32 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport]
21-Mar-2019 19:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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