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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210072
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:29-NOV-1939
Time:day
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:5 FTS Royal Air Force (5 FTS RAF)
Registration: P1087
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chavenage, 1.5 miles NW of Tetbury, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Sealand, Flintshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Airspeed Oxford Mk.I P1807, 5 FTS, RAF Sealand, Flintshire: Written off 23/11/39 when went out of control and spun into the ground, one-and-a-half miles north west of Chavenage, Tetbury, Gloucestershire (at approximate co ordinates 51.6563N 2.1866W). Pilot - Sgt Alfred George Banks (Service Number 745332, aged 19) - was killed

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939a.htm
2. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2361143/banks,-alfred-george/
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chavenage_House


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Apr-2018 20:23 Dr. John Smith Added
23-Nov-2018 18:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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