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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145043
Last updated: 2 October 2019
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Date:11-SEP-1938
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:21 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A4-15
C/n / msn: 1010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Currie, King Island, Tasmania -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:King Island, Tasmania
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Anson Mk.1 K8794. To RAAF at 1 Aircraft Depot 11.8.37, and became A4-15. To 1AD storage 5.9.37. To 21 Squadron 21.10.37. Dropped into a ditch during forced landing at Currie on King Island, Tasmania and destroyed by ensuing fire on 11.9.38.

Airframe approved to be written off and broken up 20.9.38. Engines became Instructional airframe CH3.

Sources:

http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a4.shtml
http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA267086
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Island_(Tasmania)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Apr-2012 13:30 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Apr-2012 14:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]
25-Jun-2012 08:14 Nepa Updated [Operator]
19-Oct-2017 13:52 A.J. Scholten Updated [Cn, Narrative]

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