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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181382
Last updated: 5 January 2020
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Date:05-NOV-1939
Time:15:45
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: K8781
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guernsey Airport, Channel Islands -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Thorney Island
Destination airport:Guernsey
Narrative:
Skidded into hedge after landing in gusty wind & rain.

Crew:
Pilot: 564536 Sgt. Richard Arthur Bate RAF ok, (died 01/06/40 while serving with 254 Sqn. when shot down flying Blenheim R3630.
Co-pilot: P/O. M.J. Hunter ok
AC McIlvenny ok.
AC Leigh ok.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Nov-2015 07:27 JINX Added
07-Jan-2016 21:30 JIXN Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities]

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