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 Oxford II  N4721


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 04 Jan 40 Aircraft Name Oxford II Serial Number N4721
Unit 8 FTS Operating Airfield Country
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Source Henk Welting's Database

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1769Sergeant T Watkins: killed; aircraft accident, Oxford N4721, 8 Flying Training School, 4 January 1940. Note: With photographsC16471108

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Oxford II N4721

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantThomas WATKINS (741568) Pilot Oxford II N4721  AIR81/1769 1940-01-048 FTS United KingdomCambuslang (Westburn) Cemetery

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