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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 95223
Last updated: 15 July 2019
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Date:04-APR-1944
Time:
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk II
Owner/operator:99th Service Sqn / 84th Service Gp USAAF
Registration: PG975
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:USAAF Station 154, RAF Gosfield, Braintree, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USAAF Station 154, RAF Gosfield, Braintree, Essex
Destination airport:USAAF Station 408, Beaulieu, Hampshire
Narrative:
Airspeed Oxford PG975** of 99th Service Squadron, 84th Service Group, 9th Air Force, USAAF, written off 4 April 1944; wrecked in a take off accident at USAAF Station 154, RAF Gosfield, Braintree, Essex. Aircraft was on a sortie to USAAF Station 408, Beaulieu, Hampshire.

**Serial unconfirmed; however the only two Airspeed AS-10 Oxfords with "975" as part of their serial numbers were EB975 and PG975. EB975 is known to have never served with the USAAF at any point.



Sources:

1. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Gosfield


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Aug-2017 22:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Feb-2019 16:48 stehlík49 Updated [Registration, Operator]

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