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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2068
Last updated: 3 December 2019
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Date:06-APR-1938
Time:day
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: K8767
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex
Destination airport:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex
Narrative:
Avro Anson Mk.I K8767 of 217 Squadron, RAF Boscombe Down, Wiltshire: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 6/4/38 when overshot landing at RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex. Crew was performing a training flight on behalf of 217 Squadron. For unknown reasons, crew missed the approach and overshot the runway. Aircraft crashed shortly beyond the runway end. Both occupants survived, although injured.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-652-anson-i-raf-tangmere
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._217_Squadron_RAF#World_War_II


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Feb-2008 23:14 JINX Added
19-Mar-2012 05:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2012 08:14 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source]
16-Jul-2013 04:19 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2016 20:14 JIXN Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
11-Mar-2018 21:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Mar-2018 21:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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