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W6650

Oxford

Airspeed Oxford W6650, assigned to Headquarters Squadron, 303rd Fighter Wing, 9AF USAAF.

Service

Places

  • Ashford

    Military site : airfield
    Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1942-1943, Ashford was improved and made ready for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. The 406th Fighter Group operated from the airfield in 1944, before the airfield was returned to RAF use and returned to...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Lympne, Kent, UK 8 April 1944

Landing accident RAF Lympne Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt James A Pate, 8-Apr-44.

Hq 303FW 417 9

Manufactured Christchurch, Dorset, UK

Built at Airspeed.

Delivered England, UK

Delivered to RAF MU.

Assigned Ashford, Ashford, Kent, UK

Assigned to Headquarters Squadron, 303rd Fighter Wing, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 February 2016 15:49:58 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=W6650

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