Date & Time: Nov 6, 1939
Type of aircraft:
Armstrong Whitworth AW.38 Whitley
Landing (descent or approach)
Abingdon - Abingdon
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was performing a night training exercise on behalf of the 166th Squadron. The crew missed the runway and the aircraft lost its undercarriage while landing next to the runway. Both pilots escaped unhurt while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Wrong approach configuration on part of the crew.