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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16179
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:10-OCT-1940
Time:day
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:4 FTS Royal Air Force (4 FTS RAF)
Registration: L4659
MSN: 126
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Habbaniya, Al-Anbar Province -   Iraq
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Habbaniya, Al-Anbar Province, Iraq
Destination airport:RAF Habbaniya, Al-Anbar Province, Iraq
Narrative:
Airspeed AS-10 Oxford Mk.I L4659 of 4 FTS, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 10 October 1940. The crew was completing a training flight. Shortly after touchdown, a tyre burst. The aircraft swerved, veered off runway and came to rest. Both occupants were unhurt while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Cause of accident: Tyre burst on landing.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain)
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-airspeed-as10-oxford-i-habbaniya-afb


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Mar-2008 16:53 JINX Added
09-Aug-2017 20:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2018 18:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Operator]
21-Mar-2019 22:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source]
23-Mar-2019 12:29 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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