Date & Time: Oct 9, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Airspeed AS.10 Oxford
Operator:
Registration:
P8828
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Cranwell - Cranwell
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The pilot was engaged in a solo night training flight around the RAF Cranwell. En route, the weather conditions deteriorated and he lost his bearings. He decided to reduce his altitude in an attempt to make a forced landing when the twin engine aircraft hit a hedge and crashed in a field. The pilot was injured.
Crew:
Sgt James Quinn, pilot.