ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145063
Last updated: 4 October 2015
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Narrative:Ex-RAF Anson Mk.1 AW 877. To RAAF at 2 Aircraft Park 2.1.42 (but retained former RAF serial). To 8 SFTS 30.3.42. Collided with tractor on landing, Bundaberg, Queensland, 4.7.43. GRS 30.7.43. Wing struck pole while taxying, Bairnsdale, Victoria, 26.11.43. Ansett overhaul 15.1.45. 1 AD 12.6.45. 6 SFTS 12.6.45. CMU Mallala 31.12.46. AGRS 26.3.47. 3 AD 9.2.48. SAN 17.9.48. East Sale 25.8.50. 1 AD 13.3.51.
Avro Anson Mk I
|Owner/operator:||Brain & Brown Air Freighters PTY Ltd|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Moorabbin, Victoria -
|Destination airport:||Moorabbin, VIC|
Sold 18.12.52. CoR No 1986 as VH-BAB (the second) issued 1.4.53 to Brain & Brown Air Freighters Pty Ltd, Brunswick, Victoria - later Moorabbin Airport, Cheltenham, Victoria. Badly damaged 12.4.60 at Moorabbin when port undercarriage collapsed during turn after landing. Cancelled 13.7.60. Broken up at Moorabbin 1960-61.
NOTE: This Anson was the second to be registered VH-BAB (ex AW877) and was registered that way for obvious reasons, being the flagship of Brain and Brown Pty Ltd, an air cargo outfit, a branch of which operated in the Melbourne area. This aircraft was a replacement for the first Anson registered VH-BAB (which was ex-W2188) and which ditched off Swansea,NSW on 14.7.51 - which see
||Dr. John Smith
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