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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22144
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:17-JAN-1940
Time:
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk II
Owner/operator:5 FTS Royal Air Force (5 FTS RAF)
Registration: P6803
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tarporley, 23 km ESE RAF Sealand, Cheshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Sealand, Flintshire
Destination airport:RAF Sealand, Flintshire
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 17.1.1940: The crew was performing a training flight as part of 5 FTS at RAF Sealand, Flintshire. En route, pilots was forced to attempt an emergency landing for unknown reasons. The aircraft crashed landed in Tarporley, some 23 km east-south-east of RAF Sealand. While both occupants were unhurt, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft P1000-R9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, published 1996)
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-airspeed-as10-oxford-i-tarporley


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2008 08:36 Anon. Added
03-Jan-2012 13:19 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
19-Jan-2012 14:40 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
02-Jun-2017 21:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Mar-2019 19:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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