Incident Airspeed Oxford Mk I R6147,
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Date:Monday 1 January 1945
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:85 Gp CF RAF
Registration: R6147
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:B.58 Melsbroek Airfield, Flemish Brabant -   Belgium
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Airbase B.58. Melsbroek, Brussels, Belgium
Airspeed AS.10 Oxford Mk.II R6147: delivered August 1940. RAF service with 1 (P) FTS, 16 (P) FTS, 2 (P) AFU, 3 (P) AFU, 256 Squadron, 4 Delivery Flight, and 85 Group Communications Squadron.

Destroyed Janaury 1, 1945 during German air raid while parked at B.58 Air Base, Melsbroek, Brussels, Belgium during "Unternehmen Bodenplatte" or "Operation Baseplate". No fatalities reported, as it is believed that the Airspeed Oxford was empty (unoccupied) at the time


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft P1000-R9999, (James J. Halley, Air Britain, page 39, published 1996

Revision history:

03-Jan-2012 12:50 Uli Elch Added
02-Aug-2017 20:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2017 19:20 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
04-Nov-2019 09:03 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
21-Jun-2022 05:11 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
11-Nov-2022 19:03 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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