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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181343
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:18-OCT-1939
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:233 Squadron Royal Air Force (233 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K6268
C/n / msn: ZS-G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Leuchars, Fife -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Avro Anson Mk.I K6268 ('ZS-G') of 233 Sqaudron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 18/10/39 when hit by Lockheed Hudson N7271 while parked at dispersal at RAF Leuchars, Fife. The cause of the accident was attributed to hoar frost. The Anson was unoccupied at the time of the accident.

Sources:

1. Coastal Command Losses of the Second World War Vol 1 by Ross McNeil (page 17)
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 50)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2015 07:41 JINX Added
07-Jan-2016 20:31 Lorenzo Lamas Updated [Operator]
01-Dec-2017 10:53 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Apr-2018 16:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2018 16:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 05:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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