Incident Avro Anson C Mk 19 VV298, 01 Jun 1960
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144469
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro Anson C Mk 19
Owner/operator:BC CS Royal Air Force (BC CS RAF)
Registration: VV298
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Express Dairy, Victoria Road, Ruislip, Middlesex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Northolt, Middlesex
Destination airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
No 1 engine failed just after take off from Northolt. The pilot was forced to make a deliberate emergency landing on the roof of the nearby Express Dairy Co causing extensive damage and seriously injuring both crew. The two passengers - reported to be a BBC Film crew - were uninjured. It was indeed a BBC news film crew. Bill baglin and my Dad, Jim Taylor. He told the story of hitching a lift back to the airport in the ambulance to get a spare camera and filmed it for that nights news. Actually my family still have many photos of the story. I will scan when next down in the west country

Netherlands National Archive, press photo of the crash scene:

Revision history:

17-Mar-2012 19:38 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Apr-2013 19:38 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Dec-2013 18:11 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
16-Jan-2016 20:31 JIXN Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
06-Mar-2021 11:52 Hoekb03 Updated [Source]

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