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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21645
Last updated: 20 January 2020
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Date:30-SEP-1938
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)
Registration: L7929
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Little Rissington, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two Royal Air Force Officers. Pilot Officer John Goodhart Mason and Acting Pilot Officer Roderick Gordon James, of No. 6 Flying Training School, lost their lives in an air accident at Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire. Pilot Officer Mason was the pilot of the machine, which had been flown from Gloucestershire, and crashed about 60 yards from Shipton-under-Wychwood railway station. One body was found in the wreckage and the other was lying some distance away.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?8729-Little-Rissington-P-O-James-P-OMason-30.9.38
3. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939.htm
4. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-652-anson-i-shipton-under-wychwood-2-killed
5. https://www.militaryimages.net/media/roderick-gordon-james.119789/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jul-2008 23:45 JINX Added
19-Mar-2012 05:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Jul-2013 15:20 JINX Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source]
12-Jan-2016 20:25 JIXN Updated [Operator, Narrative]
28-Feb-2018 16:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Feb-2018 16:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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