Airspeed Oxford W6650, assigned to Headquarters Squadron, 303rd Fighter Wing, 9AF USAAF.
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...
|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 to RAF MU.
|Assigned||Ashford, Ashford, Kent, UK|
Assigned to Headquarters Squadron, 303rd Fighter Wing, 9AF USAAF.
|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|