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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27159
Last updated: 29 October 2019
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Date:29-MAY-1938
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:22 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A4-27
C/n / msn: 1022
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Green Hills Bombing Range, Liverpool, New South Wales -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex RAF Anson Mk.I K8806: TOC by RAAF at No.2 Aircraft Depot 13.10.47. To 22 Squadron 10.11.37. Crashed at Green Hills Bombing Range (now part of Holsworthy Army Base), Liverpool, NSW, 29.5.38 after completing bombing practice.
All five Crew killed:
F/L M.P. Alsopp (Pilot),
CPL W.A. Lockwood,
A/C R. Lawson,
LA/C J. Gordon,
A/C J. Mackey

The official AAIC report on the accident to Anson A4-27 was issued on 18 May 1939, i.e. almost one year after the accident, giving no specific cause. other than "side-slipped into ground while turning". Remains approved to be scrapped 24.8.38.

Sources:

http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a4.shtml
www.22squadronassociation.org.au/Members%2039-46.xls
http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA267086


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Feb-2012 14:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2012 14:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2012 11:51 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
19-Oct-2017 13:52 A.J. Scholten Updated [Cn, Narrative]

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