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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184764
Last updated: 27 December 2019
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Date:02-FEB-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:608 (North Riding) Squadron Royal Air Force (608 (North Riding) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N5199
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:North Sea, 6 miles off Blyth, Northumberland. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Thornaby, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On M/T Convoy Patrol, the aircraft force landed in the sea due to engine failure - fuel exhaustion according to some reports - and sank after 45 minutes. A minesweeper 6 miles off Blyth, Northumberland, picked up the crew, named as:
Crew:
F/O Johnson. Safe.
P/O Lambert. Safe.
AC2 Lumley. Injured.
Cpl.Young. Safe.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20090520054929/http://www.bbc.co.uk:80/ww2peopleswar/stories/70/a4233070.shtml
ORB 608 Sqn RAF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Feb-2016 12:08 Nepa Added
23-Feb-2016 12:49 DG333 Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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