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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1991
Last updated: 12 February 2020
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Date:25-FEB-1938
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)
Registration: K6233
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire
Narrative:
Avro Anson Mk.I K6233 "B"of 6 FTS, RAF South Cerney: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 25/2/38 while the crew was performing a circular training flight to and from RAF South Cerney.

On final approach, the aircraft was too low and hit a stone wall before crashing in a field short of runway. While the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair, both crew were slightly injured.

Causes: Too low approach on part of the crew.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. https://www.flickr.com/photos/doublejeopardy/2232336269
3. http://www.aviation-links.co.uk/Gloucestershire%20Aircraft%20Accidents.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Feb-2008 11:55 JINX Added
18-Mar-2012 17:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jul-2013 21:41 JINX Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source]
12-Jan-2016 20:13 JIXN Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
10-Mar-2018 22:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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