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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2062
Last updated: 10 December 2019
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Date:16-DEC-1938
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk 1
Owner/operator:206 Squadron Royal Air Force (206 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K8757
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk
Narrative:
Avro Anson Mk.1 K8757, 206 Squadron, RAF: Written off 16/12/38 when stalled and hit boundary hedge on approach to RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk & Damaged Beyond Repair. Both crew were injured and the aircraft was destroyed. Cause: Stall on approach caused by an insufficient speed.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 73
2. ORB 206 Sqn RAF
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-652-anson-i-raf-bircham-newton


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Feb-2008 22:57 JINX Added
07-Jan-2016 20:50 Jixn Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]
22-Mar-2018 02:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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