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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27171
Last updated: 4 November 2019
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Date:28-APR-1939
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson
Owner/operator:6 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A4-32
C/n / msn: 1027
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Riverston, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAAF Richmond, NSW
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex RAF Anson Mk.I K8811. TOC by RAAF at No.2 Aircraft Depot 23.10.37. To 4 Squadron 9.8.38. Propellor damaged in collision with A4-49 on 24.11.38. 4 Squadron renumbered 6 Squadron 1.1.39.

Spun into ground near Riverston, NSW, while returning to Richmond 28.4.39. The four occupants, P/O L.J Harness, P/O M.L.Hickson, AC1 R.D Knight and AC H Clark, were killed instantly. Approved to be scrapped 20.6.39

Sources:

http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a4.shtml


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Feb-2012 14:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Aug-2012 01:17 Nepa Updated [Operator]
19-Oct-2017 13:52 A.J. Scholten Updated [Cn, Narrative]

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