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The text below gives a summary of the conflict (i.e. war), event or incident that resulted in deaths in the Borough or abroad. On the right are listed the individual events and incidents, such as battles or air raids. For each conflict the total number of casualties are given, whereas for each event or incident the names of those who died are listed in alphabetical order.

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Details for: Loss of Whitley V (Reg. N1494)


Historical Data:
Taking off from Abingdon for night bombing practice, their Whitley V (Reg. N1494) flew into a snowstorm. The pilot lost the use of an engine due to icing and the aircraft crashed at 0130 into Wootton Road, Abingdon. Four of the six crew were killed.


1 person killed