Date & Time: Nov 4, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Airspeed AS.10 Oxford
Operator:
Registration:
R6019
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Prestwick - Kidlington
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot was in charge to convoy the aircraft from Prestwick to Kindlington Airfield in Oxford. En route, while cruising in poor visibility, the twin engine aircraft crashed on a hilly terrain located near Holywell. The pilot was killed.
Crew (4th FPP):
Aage Valdemar Helstrup Laursen, pilot.