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W6554

Oxford

Airspeed Oxford W6554, assigned to 44BW, 8AF USAAF.

Service

Units

People

  • Clyde Owens

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 388th Bomb Group
    9/15/43 accident on runway at Aldermaston in Oxford II W6554.

Places

  • Aldermaston

    Military site : airfield
    Aldermaston was built for RAF use in 1941-1942, and handed over to the Eighth Air Force in 1942. It was home to several Troop Carrier Groups, and became an airfield of the Ninth Air Force in 1943. Handed back to the RAF in 1945, it was placed on Care...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Aldermaston, Reading, West Berkshire RG7, UK 15 September 1943

Take Off accident Aldermaston/Sta 467 Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Albert H Near, 15-Sep-43.

Hq 44BW 8

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 February 2016 13:30:07 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=W6554&Submit4=Go

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