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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16137
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:03-JUL-1940
Time:day
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Flying Training School Royal Air Force (15 FTS RAF)
Registration: R6266
MSN: 2716
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 3 July 1940: Airspeed Oxford R6266 collided on take-off with parked Oxford N4580 at Chipping Norton airfield (at approximate Coordinates: 5155′28″N 00131′35″W).

Flight Sergeant Roderick George Morison RAF (Service Number 564050, aged 26), attached to 15 Flying Training School, piloting R6266 was killed. He was born in Richmond, Surrey to parents Roderick and Ruth Morison. He is buried in Chipping Norton cemetery. His three passengers survived the crash.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft R1000-R9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1980 page 39)
2. http://www.chippingnortonbritishlegion.com/wartime-plane-crashes-around-chipping-norton.php
3. http://www.oldhaltonians.co.uk/pages/rememb/ROH/M.htm
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2421460/morison,-roderick-george/
5. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/79370457/roderick-george-morison
6. http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=R6266


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Mar-2008 07:29 JINX Added
28-Jul-2017 16:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2018 20:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
21-Mar-2019 21:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
21-Mar-2019 21:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2019 12:28 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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