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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209749
Last updated: 11 January 2020
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Date:04-OCT-1939
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:49 Squadron Royal Air Force (49 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N5096
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Radcliffe-on-Trent, Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Avro Anson Mk.I N5096, 49 Squadron, RAF Scampton: Written off (destroyed) 4/10/39 when crashed near Radcliffe-on-Trent, Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire. Both crew on board killed:

Pilot Officer Brian Leslie Gordon Harker (New Zealander, Service Number 40620, aged 22) killed
AC.2 Francis Leo McGurk (Service Number 546733, aged 22) killed

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939a.htm
2. http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C25496
3. https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/brian-leslie-gordon-harker
4. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-652-anson-i-radcliffe-trent-2-killed
5. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?21762-Air-81-Trance-3-Part-1-Air-81-1489-to-AIr-81-1741-Repost-Now-with-Open-Status
6. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2358620/harker,-brian-leslie-gordon/
7. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2358640/mcgurk,-francis-leo/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Apr-2018 19:39 Dr. John Smith Added
28-Oct-2018 20:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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