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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24830
Last updated: 30 June 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson
Owner/operator:9 AONS Royal Air Force (9 AONS RAF)
Registration: N9562
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tal y Mignedd Mountain, Caernarvonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
867030 Cpl JW Denton was killed 10 Feb 1942 whilst flying in Anson I, N9562 of No 9 AOS, which flew into ground Tal y Mignedd Mountain, Caernarvonshire. Five crew killed - the other four were:
Crew:
Cpl JW Denton was NOT part of the crew his death is registered in Durham West he was serving with 937 (Balloon) Sqn South Tyne his age 50.

LAC (Obs u/t) William E. GOODWIN - 1532409;
AC2 (Pilot u/t) William K. HAWKINS - 1099682;
LAC (WoP u/t A/G) Joseph JOSE - 1066897, and
Sgt (Pilot) Douglas C. SCURREY - 1202769.

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11145-Losses-1942
http://peakwreckhunters.blogspot.co.uk/2008/08/cwm-silyn-henley-and-ansons.html
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?4542-Unaccounted-airmen-7-1-1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
19-Mar-2012 10:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
19-Mar-2012 10:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
12-Aug-2013 13:48 JINX Updated [Operator, Narrative]
20-Oct-2015 17:37 Jixn Updated [Operator, Narrative]
26-Jun-2017 06:03 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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