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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209744
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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Date:28-SEP-1939
Time:day
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk II
Owner/operator:14 Flying Training School Royal Air Force (14 FTS RAF)
Registration: N4758
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lethen Bridge, South East of Nairn, Morayshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kinloss, Morayshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Airspeed Oxford Mk.II N4758, 14 FTS, RAF Kinloss: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28/9/39 when crashed at Lethen Bridge, South East of Nairn, Morayshire. Both crew were killed:

Pilot Officer John Rupert Rogers (Service Number 42531 aged 23) killed
Sgt John Lewis Carter (Service Number 565872, aged 24) killed

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983)
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939a.htm
3. http://www.oldhaltonians.co.uk/pages/rememb/ROH/25.htm
4. https://www.ipswichwarmemorial.co.uk/john-lewis-carter/
5. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2449596/rogers,-john-rupert/
6. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2720621/carter,-john-lewis/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Apr-2018 17:40 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Oct-2018 18:03 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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