Date & Time: Dec 18, 1939 at 1100 LT
Operator:
Registration:
K7260
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Abingdon - Abingdon
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a training exercise and left RAF Abingdon in the morning. While cruising at low altitude, aircraft hit a tree and crashed inverted in flames in a field located near Kingston Bagpuize, some 6 miles west of Abingdon. All three crew members were killed.
Crew (97th Squadron):
F/O J. G. Howard,
Sgt A. Coe,
P/O C. M. Robertson.