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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22273
Last updated: 3 April 2019
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Date:13-MAR-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:9 AONS Royal Air Force (9 AONS RAF)
Registration: N5385
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Bispham, Blackpool, Lancashire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Squires Gate
Destination airport:RAF Bispham
Narrative:
While on a survey flight, crew encountered problem and elected to make an emergency landing on a beach in Blackpool. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair but both crew were uninjured. The aircraft landed on the beach and was later swamped by the tide

Sources:

http://www.baaa-acro.com/Fiches%20d'accidents/1940/N5385.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20140228162639/http://www.baaa-acro.com:80/archives/1940-JAN-JUN.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Aug-2008 08:53 Anon. Added
21-Jan-2012 07:56 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
18-Mar-2012 08:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2013 18:48 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
10-Jul-2015 18:47 DG333 Updated [Operator, Location]
01-Dec-2017 10:42 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]

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