Aircraft Accidents

The information below is extracted from when people asked specifics.

Mosquito on 4th July 1949 close to Little Rissington. The aircraft was flown by Roger Emett (died 1971). He walked away with a broken hand when one of the props sliced through the cockpit.

LR556 TIII 305/51OTU/54OTU/CFS Lost height on single-engined overshoot with flaps down 1 1/2m SE of Moreton-in-Marsh 4.7.49
Date: 15-AUG-1949

Type: de Havilland Mosquito T.Mk.III
Operator: CFS RAF
Registration: HJ885
C/n / msn:
Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: RAF stn Little Rissington – United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature: Training
Departure airport: RAF Little Rissington
Destination airport:
Narrative: Crash landed on single-engined overshoot Little Rissington 15.8.49

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  1. I would like to be recorded here under Accidents, the crash that killed my father Ft Ltd FE Morris on 30th October, 1950, he was 27. He was co pilot in a Meteor VIII with Flt Ltd Marks, DFC, AFC., when the plane exploded in mid air over Salperton after taking off from CFS Little Rissington.

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