Date & Time: Apr 26, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Airspeed AS.10 Oxford
Operator:
Registration:
N4731
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Sealand - Sealand
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a night training exercise from the RAF Sealand. En route, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in a pasture located in Queensferry, near the airbase. Both pilots were killed.
Probable cause:
Crew error.