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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206874
Last updated: 4 August 2020
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Type:Miles Magister Mk I
Owner/operator:23 ERFTS Royal Air Force (23 ERFTS RAF)
Registration: N3981
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Cassington, 5 miles NW of Oxford, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:RAF Rochester, Kent
Miles Magister Mk.I N3981, 23 ERFTS, RAF Rochester, Kent: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 2.9.39 when dived into ground, near Cassington, 5 miles north west of Oxford, Oxfordshire. Both crew killed:

Flight Lt John Joseph Nolan (aged 37) killed (RAFO)
Leonard William Bartlett (aged 32)


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983)

Revision history:

01-Mar-2018 00:08 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Apr-2018 23:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 05:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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