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Airspeed Oxford AB650, assigned to 1st Pathfinder Sqn, 9AF USAAF.



  • AS732

    Airspeed Oxford AS732, assigned to 74th Service Squadron, 42nd Service Group, 9AF USAAF.

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  • Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...


Event Location Date
Crashed Andrewsfield Aviation Ltd, Dunmow, Essex CM6, UK 30 April 1944

Taxiing accident Andrews Fld/Sta 485 Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Dale B Bertels, 30-Apr-44. Whilst taxing a failure of the braking system caused A/C to collide with parked Oxford AS732.

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Crashed Heston, Hounslow, Hounslow, Greater London TW5, UK 3 July 1944

Landing accident Heston/Sta 510 Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Norman L Harvey, 3-Jul-44.

1Pthfn 9AF

Manufactured Christchurch, Dorset, UK

Built at Airspeed.

Delivered England, UK

Delivered to RAF MU.

Assigned Chalgrove, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX44, UK

Assigned to 1st Pathfinder Sqn, 9AF USAAF.


Date Contributor Update
08 February 2016 18:52:55 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations

Date Contributor Update
07 February 2016 16:55:25 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations