Oxford L4626 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com
Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry
|Date of Crash || 29 Oct 41 ||Aircraft Name || Oxford I ||Serial Number || L4626 |
|Unit || RAFC ||Operating Airfield || ||Country || UK|
|Aircrew details || |
|Source|| Henk Welting's Database|
National Archives AIR81
|Citation ||AIR81 Casualty File Description ||Link |
|AIR81/8722||Aircraftsman L A Hermon: injured; Leading Aircraftsman S Coshall: uninjured; aircraft accident, Oxford L4626, RAF College Service Flying Training School, 29 August 1941.||C16924564|
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|411029 - Unaccounted airmen - 29-10-1941||What were the places of death registration for:
A - Killed on active service:
LAC (Pilot u/t) David C. ROSS - 1343838, and
LAC (Pilot u/t) William J.V. SAMUEL - 978580.
B - Not found Flight archives:
LAC (Pilot u/t) David N.S. BIRTWELL - 655454, and
LAC (Obs u/t) Frank F. MORGAN - 655915.
C - Proposed aircraft losses for this day:
Oxford I - L4626 - RAFC - flew into ground near Rauceby, Lincolnshire.
Oxford I - R5942 - RAFC - dived into ground Great Gonerby, Lincolnshire (alrady as a casualty on this a/c: F/O [Flying Instr.] E.M. COMPERTHWAITE - 62682 [fm Canada]).
D - Also looking for unit of Sgt Phillip N. LLOYD - 928435, commemorated on Panel 47 of the Runnymede Memorial.
It is possible that he was 6 OTU; Australian Archives have on file that Sgt Ernest G. PAINTER - RAAF 400287 (Runnymede Panel 63), was lost this day on Hudson II serial T9381.
Regards and thanks for your help.
Henk. ....Read More.||Henk Welting on 10th January 2009 11:56:22|
|411029 - Unaccounted airmen - 29-10-1941||I was concerned that posting this next batch of answers from the F1180s would have put Henk under too much pressure to update after his request to remove his user name.
I now post them to contine his legacy on RAF Commands.
Birtwell confirmed by F1180 as sole fatality on Oxford L4626
Oxford R5942 had three fatalities so all the Grantham men killed on this aircraft.
Ross ....Read More.||Ross_McNeill on 26th July 2012 08:12:17|