ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2053
Last updated: 30 September 2014
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Date:31-AUG-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk 1
Owner/operator:3 (O) AFU, RAF
Registration: K8731
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Leaton Hill, Bobbington, Staffordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Halfpenny Green
Narrative:
31 August 1943, Avro Anson, K8731 of 3 Observers Advanced Flying Unit, crashed on overshooting Halfpenny Green Aerodrome. DBR after hitting trees during overshoot. Casualties unknown.

Sources:
http://www.aviationarchaeology.org.uk/marg/nwcrashes1943.htm
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?12589-430831-Unaccounted-airman-31-8-1943


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Feb-2008 15:21 JINX Added
04-Apr-2012 23:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
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