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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179265
Last updated: 25 March 2019
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Date:31-JAN-1940
Time:09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:1 AONS RAF
Registration: N4943
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Upper Glenariff Mountain, Antrim -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Prestwick, Scotland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The plane crashed in a snow blizzard while off course. All four occupants died in the crash. The wreckage was found two days later by sheperds.

Sources:

http://www.culturenorthernireland.org/features/heritage/wartime-air-crashes
http://www.epibreren.com/ww2/raf/1_AONS.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Sep-2015 16:22 gerard57 Added
16-Oct-2015 19:46 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport]

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