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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157444
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:20-JUL-1941
Time:
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:54 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (54 OTU RAF)
Registration: V3623
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:at RAF stn Church Fenton, North Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Church Fenton
Narrative:
On 20.July 1941 this aircraft was t/o during the afternoon from RAF Church Fenton but as he increased in speed and reached the airfield's runway intersection he saw another aircraft on the other runway in the process of landing on an intersecting runway. Both pilots attempted to pull up but the two aircraft collided over the airfield at a height of around fifty feet. Blenheim T2337 hit Oxford's starboard wing and then struck the starboard engine. The Oxford V3623 rolled into the ground and the Blenheim T2337 crashed inverted onto the airfield but no serious injuries were reported.
Crew:
Sgt (1284643) Harold Edward White (pilot) RAF - Ok
Sgt (1388889) Michael Seamer Allen (obs.) RAFVR - Ok

Sources:

http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york41/v3623.html
Oxford production list


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jul-2013 08:22 Nepa Added
14-Aug-2015 07:53 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-May-2016 18:01 Nepa Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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