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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28019
Last updated: 16 April 2021
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Date:20-FEB-1944
Time:
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk II
Owner/operator:11 (P) Advanced Flying Unit Royal Air Force (11 (P) AFU RAF)
Registration: X7064
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Moel y Gamelin, Denbighshire, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flew into high ground at Moel y Gamelin, Denbighshire, while on a training flight. Crew lost their orientation and control of the aircraft and crashed in a field. Both occupants were killed.

Warrant Officer Robert Mead Sinclair, RCAF and Sgt Christopher Bewick , RAuxAF killed in a flying accident.
R.I.P.

Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1944/archives/crash-of-an-airspeed-as-10-oxford-in-united-kingdom-2-killed-2/]
2. http://www.cpat.org.uk/resource/reports/cpat1249.pdf
RAF.Org Casualties 1944


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
04-Jun-2017 00:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
31-Aug-2019 01:28 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
02-Nov-2019 18:15 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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