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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181217
Last updated: 17 January 2020
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Date:09-SEP-1939
Time:20:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:48 Squadron Royal Air Force (48 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K8707
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel, 1.5 miles S of Pett, Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Detling
Destination airport:RAF Detling
Narrative:
Ditched in sea on return leg of recon mission.
Crew:
Pilot: Flt.Lt. G.E.Ford ok.
Co-pilot: 580304 Sgt. Follett Matinson Pennell RAF ok, (died 06/01/40 in Anson K6246 while still with 48 Sqn.).
575887 Cpl. Parkinson ok.
AG: 568341 LAC Archibald Gordon Willis RAF ok, (died 31/07/40 in Anson K8829 while still with 48 Sqn.)

Sources:

Coastal Command Losses of the Second World War Vol 1.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Nov-2015 07:03 JINX Added
12-Jan-2016 20:29 JIXN Updated [Operator, Total fatalities]
01-Dec-2017 10:53 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]

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