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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195868
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:17-APR-1939
Time:
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:8 SFTS Royal Air Force (8 SFTS RAF)
Registration: L4653
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Balmain, Aberdeenshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Balmain, Aberdeenshire
Narrative:
On 17.4.1939, the crew was performing a training exercise. On final approach to RAF Balmain, the twin engine aircraft was too low and crashed onto a house. The crew fate remains unknown, but no fatalities reported.

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-raf-balmain
3. http://www.abct.org.uk/airfields/airfield-finder/balmain/
4. http://www.content-delivery.co.uk/aviation/airfields/regional/Aberdeenshire/Balmain.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jun-2017 19:54 Dr. John Smith Added
20-Nov-2018 17:44 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]
21-Mar-2019 18:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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