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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 95217
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Date:09-MAR-1944
Time:
Type:Airspeed Oxford
Owner/operator:384th Service Sqn, 97th Service Grp, 8th AF, USAAF
Registration: R6050
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:USAAF Station 141, RAF Bodney, near Watton, Thetford, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USAAF Station 141, RAF Bodney, near Watton, Norfolk
Destination airport:USAAF Station 367, RAF Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire
Narrative:
Airspeed AS-10 Oxford R6050: Delivered to the RAF in August 1940. RAF Service with 15 SFTS, 15 (P) AFU. Transferred to the USAAF: assigned to 384th Service Squadron, 97th Service Group, 8th AF, USAAF. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 9 March 1944 when crashed on take off from USAAF Station 141, RAF Bodney, 4.5 miles west of Watton, Thetford, Norfolk, after left engine quit during take off run.

Aircraft was on a sortie to USAAF Station 367, RAF Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire. Pilot Harvey Mednick, injured, but RTD (Returned To Duty). Aircraft Struck off charge on 23 March 1944

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft R1000-R9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 180 page 38)
2. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/AARmonthly/Mar1944O.htm
3. http://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/20307


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Aug-2017 23:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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