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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195873
Last updated: 1 March 2020
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Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:3 FTS Royal Air Force (3 FTS RAF)
Registration: L4574
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 12.9.1939: The pilot was completing a night training exercise at RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire as part of 3 FTS, RAF. Pilot missed the approach and overshot the runway. The twin engine aircraft eventually landed long and after touchdown, went out of control and came to rest upside down. The pilot was killed.

Crew: Flying Officer Edwin Arthur Marriott (RAFVR, Service Number 72886). (killed)

Cause: Wrong approach configuration.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain)

Revision history:

02-Jun-2017 20:53 Dr. John Smith Added
02-Jun-2017 20:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
21-Apr-2018 21:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2018 17:28 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Operator]
21-Mar-2019 19:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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