Accident Boulton-Paul P.75 Overstrand K4564,
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Date:Monday 11 January 1937
Type:Boulton-Paul P.75 Overstrand
Owner/operator:101 Sqn RAF
Registration: K4564
MSN: P.75/19
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Swanbourne, near Winslow, Buckinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Bicester, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Boulton Paul Overstrand K4564, 101 Squadron, RAF Bicester, Oxfordshire: last of a batch of 19 aircraft ordered from the Aircraft Department of Boulton and Paul Ltd, Mousehold, Norwich, Norfolk, to contract 337825/34. Delivered between October 1935 and July 1936.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 11/1/37 when flew into the ground in fog at Swanbourne, near Winslow, Buckinghamshire. Both crew killed:

Pilot Officer Robert Arthur McLester Watson (aged 22 and an Australian national)
AC1 Lawrence Rice (aged 18)


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain 1976 page 34)
6. The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA) Tuesday 11 January 1938 Page 10 Family Notices (In Memoriam page) at

Revision history:

03-Mar-2018 18:18 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Mar-2018 18:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
07-Apr-2018 23:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source]
09-Oct-2018 05:20 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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