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Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

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AT445

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Category A crash on 16 October 1941, reported by No. 3 Air Observers School at Regina, Saskatchewan. Sgt. J. Wright, RAF killed. Being ferried from Winnipeg to Calgary at the time, collided in air with Oxford AS571, which was only slightly damaged. This aircraft lost several parts in flight, and spun in on the boundary of Regina aerodrome. Wright's body was found out of pilot seat, in rear cabin, with parachute partially deployed. Both aircraft were part of a formation of 21 Oxfords being ferried from Fort William to No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold by the No. 2 Training Command Communications Flight.

 

last date: 12 December 1942 - Struck off

AT446

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 37 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. Category B damage on 29 April 1942.

 

last date: 19 February 1945 - Struck off

AT447

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 37 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. Category B damage on 27 January 1942.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off

AT448

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 November 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. Category B damage on 8 June 1942.

 

last date: 2 October 1946 - Struck off

AT449

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 November 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 34 Service Flying Training School at Medicine Hat, Alberta. Had 2333:15 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 3 October 1946 - Struck off

AT450

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 November 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. Category A crash on 14 September 1943, while with NO. 32 Service Flying Training School at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Collided with Oxford AT458 while both were landing. Student pilot in this aircraft seriously injured.

 

last date: 30 October 1943 - Struck off

AT452

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. With No. 39 Service Flying Training School at Swift Current, Saskatchewan when it suffered a Category A crash on 28 March 1943. Came down 18 miles east-south-east of Calgary, no injuries.

 

last date: 20 May 1943 - Struck off

AT453

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 35 Service Flying Training School at North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Noted with 2285:15 logged time while in storage.

 

last date: 5 October 1946 - Struck off

AT455

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 37 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. Category B damage on 4 February 1942.

 

last date: 17 May 1944 - Struck off

AT456

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. Category C damage on 27 March 1942. With No. 34 Service Flying Training School at Medicine Hat when it taxied into parked Oxford AS924 on 23 August 1943, at Medicine Hat. Minor damage only.

 

last date: 2 October 1946 - Struck off

AT457

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 37 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. Category A crash at 20:30 on 10 December 1941, while performing night solo circuits at Calgary. LAC H.J. McCarthy, RAF killed. Deteriorating weather was probably a factor.

 

last date: 12 December 1942 - Struck off

AT458

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 37 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. Later with no. 32 Service Flying Training School at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Category C7 damage at 20:35 on 16 February 1943, at the Moose Jaw aerodrome. Nosed over on landing during night solo circuits, no injuries. Category A crash on 14 September 1943. Collided with Oxford AT450 while both aircraft were performing solo circuits. This aircraft drifted to the left while both aircraft were on final to parallel runways at Moose Jaw, striking the tail of AT450 despite the last minute evasive maneuvering of its pilot. Investigation faulted Flying Control for firing a red flare when they detected the impending collision, instead of the required brown smoke puff. Both aircraft totally destroyed, pilot of AT450 seriously injured. Pilot of this aircraft, LAC C.G. Crake, RAF killed.

 

last date: 30 October 1943 - Struck off

AT460

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 35 Service Flying Training School at North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Category C4 damage at 00:30 on 30 April 1942 (or 1943?), when a tire burst on landing at North Battleford and the starboard undercarriage collapsed. No injuries. Category A crash on 5 July 1943. Crashed into a hillside near Prongua, Saskatchewan at 08:15, after striking a tree during unauthorized low flying. Part of the starboard wing was severed, the aircraft rolled over and flew into a nearby hill. Totally destroyed by post impact fire. The RAF instructor pilot had dinner the previous night at a farm house near the accident scene. Sgt. Laurence Stanley HODGKINS, RAF 1353529 and LAC Thomas ROBINSON, RAF 1670056 killed.

 

last date: 23 August 1943 - Struck off

AT461

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. Category B damage on 21 March 1942.

 

last date: 23 January 1945 - Struck off

AT464

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 35 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. Received minor damage at 03:30 on 25 August 1942, when it collided with Oxford AS384 over the Penhold aerodrome. Crashed at 13:45 on 24 April 1944, during a cross country mutual exercise. Aircraft was observed to spin in 3 miles west of Red Deer, Alberta. LAC J. Mann and LAC G.R. Flisher, both RAF, killed.

 

last date: 26 May 1944 - Struck off

AT465

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 October 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 35 Service Flying Training School at North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Noted with 1686:10 logged time while in storage.

 

last date: 19 February 1945 - Struck off

AT466

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 November 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 34 Service Flying Training School at Medicine Hat, Alberta. Noted with 1467:20 logged time while in storage.

 

last date: 14 May 1947 - Struck off

AT472

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 37 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. Damaged in a wheels up landing at Calgary airport at 20:30 on 26 July 1942, after hydraulic pump drive sheared due to improper adjustment of gear selector box. Category A crash on 26 August 1942. RAF student pilot lost control in trying to climb through clouds, bailed out at 15:15 when he could not recover from a steep dive. Student sprained his ankle on landing, aircraft totally destroyed. Aircraft and pilot came down 2 miles east of Calgary airport.

 

last date: 12 March 1943 - Struck off

AT473

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 October 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. Category B damage at 08:55 on 13 December 1941, at North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Aircraft suffered brake failure on landing, swung and hit pile of rocks beside runway. Both occupants uninjured. Category A crash at 13:45 on 5 September 1942. Student pilot failed to correct swing after opening throttles too quickly on takeoff from Penhold, aircraft left the edge of the runway and over turned. Slight injuries to the two student pilots on board.

 

last date: 22 February 1943 - Struck off

AT482

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at No. 1 Port Detachment at Dartmouth, NS

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 11 February 1943, for use by No. 1 Instructor Flying Training School at Trenton. To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 15 May 1943. To No. 4 Training Command on 4 October 1943. To storage on 4 April 1944. Pending disposal from 11 August 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 423:30 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 19 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

AT483

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 October 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ

 

To No. 4 Training Command on 10 December 1941, for use by No. 34 Service Flying Training School at Medicine Hat, Alberta. With No. 32 Service Flying Training School at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan when it collided with Oxford AS697 while both were taxiing at Moose Jaw on 24 June 1943 (or 1942?). Category C10 damage to this aircraft, but no injuries. Still with this School when it crashed at 19:20 on 11 August 1943. Failed to gain sufficient airspeed during take off run, lifted off and touched down several times before barely clearing telephone lines at edge of airfield. Aircraft then stalled, flipped over, and dove into the ground 2 miles west of Moose Jaw aerodrome. Investigation revealed port engine plugs had become fouled during prolonged idling prior to the take off. P/O Roy Wingham and LAC D.V. Blindell, both RAF, died without recovering consciousness. Scrapped at No. 32 SFTS.

 

last date: 27 October 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

AT502

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 October 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ

 

Assigned to No. 4 Training Command on 26 November 1941, but this was cancelled, probably after receiving damage while ferrying to the west. Category B damage at RCAF Station Rockcliffe on 17 December 1941. To No. 4 Training Command on 1 April 1942, for use by No. 37 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. To workshop reserve at No. 10 Repair Depot on 29 March 1944. Pending disposal from 23 June 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Noted with 1480:30 total time, never overhauled, while stored at No. 10 RD.

 

last date: 23 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

AT504

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 October 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ

 

Winter conversion kit installed during erection at No. 9 RD. To No. 4 Training Command on 9 March 1942, for use by No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. To No. 10 Repair Depot on 29 March 1944, pending disposal instructions from AFHQ. Pending disposal from 23 June 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Noted with 1798:40 logged time, never overhauled, while stored at No. 10 RD.

 

last date: 23 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

AT511

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 November 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ

 

Assigned to No. 4 Training Command on 9 March 1942, but this was apparently cancelled. To No. 3 Training Command on 22 February 1943. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 11 February 1943. To Aircraft Repair, 22 June to 30 September 1943. To No. 4 Training Command when completed. Pending disposal from 17 October 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1345:05 total time, 1317:20 since overhaul.

 

last date: 19 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

AT516

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 November 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ

 

To No. 4 Training Command on 15 April 1942, for use by No. 35 Service Flying Training School at North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Winter conversion kit installed at No. 35 SFTS by 4 June 1942. Category A crash at Nakina, Ontario on 27 September 1942, while being operated by No. 124 (F) Squadron. To No. 2 Training Command on 13 October 1942. Scrapped by No. 8 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 11 December 1942 - Written off, reduced to spares and produce

AT517

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at No. 1 Port Detachment at Dartmouth, NS

 

To No. 4 Training Command on 6 December 1941, for use by No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. To No. 10 Repair Depot on 29 February 1944, to be held pending disposal instructions from AFHQ. Pending disposal from 18 May 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1945, still pending disposal. Noted with 1502:35 logged time, never overhauled, while stored at No. 10 RD.

 

last date: 23 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

AT519

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 November 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ

 

To No. 4 Training Command on 11 April 1942, for use by No. 34 Service Flying Training School at Medicine Hat, Alberta. To Aircraft Repair for overhaul on 19 November 1943. Reduced to spares there without being overhauled.

 

last date: 17 May 1944 - Written off, reduced to components

AT523

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 November 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ

 

Winter conversion kit installed during erection at No. 9 RD. To No. 4 Training Command on 17 March 1942, for use by No. 34 Service Flying Training School at Medicine Hat, Alberta. To storage, 5 November 1942 to 16 April 1943, then back to No. 4 TC to replace the crashed Oxford AS689. To storage again on 16 February 1944. Pending disposal from 11 August 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 2 Aircrew Graduate Training School at Calgary, where it was noted with 1149:00 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

AT524

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 November 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ

 

Winter conversion kit installed during erection at No. 9 RD. To No. 4 Training Command on 17 March 1942, for use by No. 34 Service Flying Training School at Medicine Hat, Alberta. To Aircraft Repair for crash repairs, 10 October 1942 to 18 February 1943. To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 25 March 1943. To Aircraft Repair for overhaul on 29 January 1944. To No. 10 Repair Depot on 1 April 1944 for disposal, no record that any overhaul was performed. Pending disposal from 7 November 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Noted with 1470:25 logged time, never overhauled, while in storage at No. 10 RD.

 

last date: 23 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

AT525

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 November 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ

 

Winter conversion kit installed during erection at No. 9 RD. To No. 4 Training Command on 17 March 1942, for use by No. 34 Service Flying Training School at Medicine Hat, Alberta. To No. 3 Training Command on 28 August 1942, for use by the Test and Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario. Back to No. 4 Training Command on 5 November 1942. To storage on 16 March 1944. Pending disposal from 11 August 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 2 Aircrew Graduate Training School at Calgary, where it was noted with 1146:00 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

AT533

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at No. 1 Port Detachment at Dartmouth, NS

 

To No. 4 Training Command on 6 December 1941, for use by No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. Category C2 damage at Penhold aerodrome at 03:20 on 11 May 1942, when this stationary aircraft was struck by taxing Oxford AS349. Winter conversion set installed at No. 36 SFTS by 2 July 1942. To No. 10 Repair Depot on 6 April 1944, noted as time expired but to be held pending disposal decision from AFHQ. Pending disposal from 23 June 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Noted with 1496:00 logged time, never overhauled, while stored at No. 10 RD.

 

last date: 23 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

AT535

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 October 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at No. 1 Port Detachment at Dartmouth, NS

 

Winter conversion set installed at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB before assignment to No. 4 TC. To No. 4 Training Command on 18 March 1942, for use by No. 34 Service Flying Training School at Medicine Hat, Alberta. To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 2 September to 13 November 1943. Back to No. 4 Training Command when completed. Pending disposal from 16 September 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1807:00 logged time, 307:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 19 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

AT576

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 October 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at No. 1 Port Detachment at Dartmouth, NS

 

Winter conversion set installed at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB by 5 March 1942. To No. 4 Training Command on 6 March 1942, for use by No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. To No. 16 Aeronautical Inspection District at Aircraft Repair for crash repairs, 16 April to 1 October 1943. Back to No. 4 Training Command when completed. Pending disposal from 29 August 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1498:45 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 11 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

AT584

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at No. 1 Port Detachment at Dartmouth, NS

 

Assigned to No. 4 Training Command on 20 November 1944, but this was cancelled following the crash. Category A crash at 12:10 on 12 December 1941 near Megantic, PQ, while ferrying to western Canada by No. 124 (Ferry) Squadron. Engine failed shortly after take off, probably due to use of summer weight oil in December. Scrapped by No. 9 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 26 February 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

AT589

Airspeed

de Havilland

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 October 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ

 

Winter conversion set installed at No. 9 Repair Depot by 12 March 1942. To No. 4 Training Command on 12 March 1942, for use by No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 18 August 1943. Used by No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. Category B crash on 20 July 1944, still with this School. Collided with Oxford AS640 during formation flying training at 7,000 feet, 2 miles west of Sylvan Lake, Alberta. No injuries. Returned to base without further damage. To work shop reserve at No. 10 Repair Depot on 27 July 1944, originally classified as Category B damage. Scrapped by No. 10 Repair Depot, without being repaired.

 

last date: 8 September 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce


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