Date & Time: Mar 6, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Airspeed AS.10 Oxford
Operator:
Registration:
L4554
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to RAF Brize Norton, the twin engine aircraft hit tree tops and crashed in a wooded area. Both crew were injured while the aircraft was destroyed.
Probable cause:
Too low approach on part of the crew.