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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1984
Last updated: 13 January 2020
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Date:26-OCT-1937
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:220 Squadron Royal Air Force (220 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K6205
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk
Narrative:
Avro Anson Mk. I K6205 "220-L" of 220 Squadron, RAF: Undershot landing on approach & Damaged Beyond Repair on 26/10/37. Crew were performing a training flight. On final approach, pilot did not realise he was flying too low. Aircraft hit the ground and came to rest. Both occupants injured and aircraft destroyed.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-652-anson-i-bircham-newton
3. https://www.flickr.com/photos/76860323@N02/6897458423


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Feb-2008 11:22 JINX Added
18-Mar-2012 17:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2012 11:46 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source]
15-Jul-2013 21:46 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
15-Jun-2015 06:54 C.C.Catch Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
08-Mar-2018 18:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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