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X6939

Oxford

Airspeed Oxford X6939, assigned to 380th Service Squadron, 70th Service Group, 9AF USAAF.

Service

Places

  • Earls Colne

    Military site : airfield
    Earls Colne was built in 1941 as an airfield for No.3 Group, RAF Bomber Command, although never used as such. Assigned to the US Eighth Air Force (as Station 358) in 1942, its 36 hardstands were increased to 50, bringing the airfield up to Air Ministry...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Ludshott Common and Waggoners Wells, Grayshott, Hindhead, Hampshire GU26, UK 24 June 1944

Forced landing Engine Failure Ludshot Common Cat 5 damage, pilot Lt Delbert K Santee, 24-Jun-44.

380SrS 70SrG 9AF.

Manufactured Christchurch, Dorset, UK

Built at Airspeed.

Delivered England, UK

Delivered to RAF MU.

Assigned Earls Colne, Colchester, Essex CO6, UK

Assigned to 380th Service Squadron, 70th Service Group, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 February 2016 17:33:45 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=X6939
http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=95219

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