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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2033
Last updated: 14 January 2020
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Date:30-JUL-1937
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:217 Squadron Royal Air Force (217 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K6312
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex
Destination airport:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex
Narrative:
Overshot & DBR when starboard wing hit tree during night solo landings. Pilot was performing a night training flight. After several touch & goes, he made a new approach at low altitude. Aircraft hit a tree with its starboard wing and crashed short of runway. Pilot injured, no fatalities.

Cause of accident attributed to poor judgement on part of the pilot.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976, page 51)
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-652-anson-tangmere-afb


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Feb-2008 10:29 JINX Added
18-Mar-2012 17:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2012 11:43 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source]
15-Jul-2013 21:41 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
20-Oct-2015 18:23 Jixn Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
18-Nov-2015 07:02 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
07-Jan-2016 20:16 Jixn Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
05-Mar-2018 15:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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