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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195869
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:09-MAY-1939
Time:night
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:2 FTS Royal Air Force (2 FTS RAF)
Registration: L4600
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Brize Norton, Caterton, Oxfordshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire
Narrative:
On the night of 9.5.1939, while on a night training flight, the crew was forced to attempt an emergency landing in a field following an engine failure. The aircraft crash landed near RAF Brize Norton and was damaged beyond repair while both pilots were unhurt.

Causes: Engine failure.

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-brize-norton
3. http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=19536


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jun-2017 20:04 Dr. John Smith Added
23-Nov-2018 18:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]
21-Mar-2019 18:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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