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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232883
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:30-JUL-1941
Time:00:36 claim
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk II
Owner/operator:54 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (54 OTU RAF)
Registration: T1064
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Towton, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was engaged in a local night flying training flight when it was shot down by night fighter pilot Feldwebel Helmut Arnold of the 1./NJG 2, who was flying from Gilze-Rijen airfield in the Netherlands.

21-year-old Sgt Cedric Cyril Woodward did not survive and rests at Kirkby Wharfe Cemetery in Yorkshire.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york41/t1064.html
Google Maps


Revision history:

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