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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208160
Last updated: 28 October 2019
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Date:21-FEB-1939
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:9 FTS Royal Air Force (9 FTS RAF)
Registration: K8733
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Hullavington, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Hullavington, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Avro Anson Mk.I K8733, 9 FTS, RAF Hullavington: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 21/2/39 when crashed at night and caught fire, near RAF Hullavington, Chippenham, Wiltshire. Aircraft stalled and crashed in flames in a wooded area. The crew (two pilots and an instructor) was performing a training exercise. The pilot was killed while both other occupants were injured. Pilot - Acting Pilot Officer Herbert William Stanton-Hope (aged 18) - was killed

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1973 page 72)
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939.htm
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-652-anson-i-raf-hullavington-1-killed


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Mar-2018 21:08 Dr. John Smith Added
06-Dec-2018 17:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Operator]

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