Date & Time: May 9, 1939
Type of aircraft:
Airspeed AS.10 Oxford
Operator:
Registration:
L4600
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Brize Norton - Brize Norton
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While on a night training flight, the crew was forced to attempt an emergency landing in a field following an engine failure. The aircraft crash landed near RAF Brize Norton and was damaged beyond repair while both pilots were unhurt.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.