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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22145
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:10-JAN-1940
Time:19:40
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk I
Owner/operator:2 FPP ATA
Registration: P1941
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Sealand, Flintshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Sealand, Flintshire
Destination airport:RAF Sealand, Flintshire
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 10.1.1940: Following a territorial surveillance mission, the crew was returning to its base at RAF Sealand, Flintshire. On approach, the visibility was poor due to the night and foggy conditions. The pilot missed the runway, overshot and landed long. After touchdown, the twin engine aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining runway, overrun and collided with a tree. Both crew members were injured while the aircraft was severely damaged.

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-raf-sealand


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2008 08:37 Anon. Added
03-Jan-2012 13:16 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
19-Jan-2012 14:50 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
02-Jun-2017 21:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Nov-2018 20:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
21-Mar-2019 19:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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