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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195875
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:19-SEP-1939
Time:day
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:8 FTS Royal Air Force (8 FTS RAF)
Registration: L4645
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Montrose, Angus
Destination airport:RAF Montrose, Angus
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 19.9.1939: The crew was performing a training exercise. On final approach to RAF Montrose, the twin engine aircraft was too low. It hit the ground and came to rest in a field. One of the crew was killed, while the second occupant was seriously injured.

Crew Member killed: Dennis Samuel Martin Burrell, (Service Number 39964, aged 25)

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-montrose-1-killed
3. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/69402139
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2459490/burrell,-dennis-samuel-martin/
5. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?12304-Dennis-SM-Burrell


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jun-2017 21:20 Dr. John Smith Added
06-Dec-2018 17:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Operator]
21-Mar-2019 19:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source]

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