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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22271
Last updated: 28 December 2019
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Date:16-JUN-1940
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:608 (North Riding) Squadron Royal Air Force (608 (North Riding) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N5067
C/n / msn: UL-L
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: mile SE of East Pasture Farm, North Skelton, 4 miles from Guisboroug -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Thornaby, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Thornaby, North Yorkshire
Narrative:
Aircraft hit H/T cables on high ground while flying in bad visibility crashed. One of thee four crew was killed, albeit dying three days after the crash:

Crew:
Sgt (745085) Leslie Bertram WALPOLE (pilot) RAFVR (Died of Injuries sustained in crash 19.06.40 - buried at , Castle Bromwich (SS. Mary and Margaret) Churchyard, Warwickhire, UK)
Pilot Officer B. DUNCAN RAFVR injured
Sgt O SHEPHERD RAFVR injured
AC.1 George Edward LUMLEY RAFVR injured

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft N1000-N9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1977)
2. The Kipper Patrol By Louise Wilkinson p 67
3. The Anson File (Ray Sturtivant, Airt Britain, 1988)
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2714203/walpole,-leslie-bertram/
5. http://www.epibreren.com/ww2/raf/608_squadron.html#1606
6. https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2peopleswar/stories/70/a4233070.shtml
7. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-652-anson-i-guisborough-1-killed


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Aug-2008 08:53 Anon. Added
18-Jan-2012 07:26 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
18-Jan-2012 07:29 Nepa Updated [Operator]
11-Feb-2012 10:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Feb-2012 01:04 Nepa Updated [Operator]
24-Aug-2013 18:09 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
30-Sep-2013 11:26 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
29-Jan-2016 20:51 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase]
22-Feb-2016 08:34 DG333 Updated [Operator]
10-Dec-2017 14:44 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Sep-2019 17:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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