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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  10 Oct 41 Aircraft Name  Oxford II Serial Number  W6623
Unit  6 FTS Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
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Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/9529Leading Aircraftsman H V G Christopher: killed; aircraft accident at Ladbarrow Farm, Windrush near Burford, Gloucestershire, Oxford W6623, 6 Service Flying Training School, 10 October 1941.C16997776

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Oxford II W6623

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanHorace Victor George CHRISTOPHER (921510) U/T Pilot Oxford II W6623  Forum Post 1941-10-106 FTS United KingdomActon Cemetery


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411010 - Unaccounted airmen - 10-10-1941What were the places of death registration for: A - Not found in Flight archives: LAC (Pilot u/t) Horace V.G. CHRISTOPHER - 921510. B - Died on active service: Cpl Robert F. WATSON - 521300 (fm N.Ireland). C - Killed on active service: S/Ldr (Pilot) Herbert V. BARKER - 70044 - age 42; Sgt (WOp/Ag) Charles CULLEN - 1053357; Cpl Edwin M. HARDING - 359172; F/Lt (Pilot/Instr.) Evelyn J.B. MARTIN - 78845; LAC (Ag u/t) John POLLOCK - 1340619; LAC Thomas A. PRYCE - 96681; Cpl (Ag u/t) Peter E. PURDY - 986859; LAC (Pilot u/t) Walter H. RICHARDS - 1313284; LAC (Ag u/t) Henry W. RIGLEY - 1206996; LAC (Ag u/t) Raymond B. ROFFE - 1199517; LAC (Ag u/t) David N.P. ROGER - 1313459; LAC (Ag u/t) Ronald W. SEYMOUR - 1131157; LAC (Ag u/t) Joseph C. SMITH - 1152497; LAC (Ag u/t) William A. SMITH-CROSS - 943141; LAC (Ag u/t) John W. STONEHAM - 1208585; LAC Charles W. STUBBERFIELD - 1166142, and LAC (Ag) Bert W. TUCKER - 1382261. D - Proposed aircraft serials lost this day: Beaufort I - L9808 - 5 (C?)OTU - flew into high ground at night Blackland Hill, Exford, Devon (have already as a casualty on this a/c: W/O R.H. NETTLETON - 563560). Blenheim IV - T2333 - 42 OTU - undershot landing at night Andover, Hampshire. Hornet Moth - W5753 - 77 Wing - crashed on overshoot Cefnleisiog, Nevin (sic). Magister I - P2441 - 219 Sqn - crashed in forced landing Barnham Court, Sussex. Master I - N7544 - 9 FTS - crashed in forced landing Bratton, Wiltshire. Master I - N7966 - 7 OTU - crashed and damaged byond repair; no further details. Oxford II - W6623 - 6 FTS - crashed on overshoot Leadbarrow Farm, near Windrush. Spitfire I - R6803 - 53 OTU - damaged byond repair in accident; no further details. Whitley I - K7252 - 9 AGS - collided in circuit near Llandwrog with Whitley K9041. Whitley I - K9041 - 9 AGS - refer to Whitley K7252. Tiger Moth II - BB853 - 7 EFTS - crashed on landing Desford. The air gunner (u/t) may have been all on both Stirlings; do hope that someone knows which airmen were on which Stirling. Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 28th December 2008 11:24:50
411010 - Unaccounted airmen - 10-10-1941Hi Henk I think you have the crews of the 2 Whitleys although I don't have a source that will tell me who was on which a/c apart from what DaveW has provided Barker,42,Martin,27, Cullen,29, Harding,34, Pollock,21, Pryce,28, Purdy,24, Rigley,28, Roffe,19, Roger,18, Seymour,21, Stoneham,27, Stubberfield,30, and Tucker, 21, are all registered at Caernavon, N Wales and that is the right area for the collision at Llandwrog.I didn't find Smith-Cross on the register but CWGC has him as u/t AG so he may be part of the collision. Christopher,22, registered at Cirencester, Gloucestershire.This is the right Office for the accident to W6623 near Windrush Richards,18, registered at Warminster, Wiltshire which is the right area for the Master at Bratton. Watson,29, registered at Bingham, Northamptonshire Warner's Blenheim reports no casualties on Blenheim T2333 Regards Dick ....Read More.Dick on 28th December 2008 02:07:31
411010 - Unaccounted airmen - 10-10-1941I 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. Christopher confirmed by F1180 as sole fatality on Oxford W6623 Ross ....Read More.Ross_McNeill on 26th July 2012 07:51:52


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