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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2034
Last updated: 29 January 2020
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Date:21-JUL-1937
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:217 Squadron Royal Air Force (217 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K6313
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex
Destination airport:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex
Narrative:
Avro Anson Mk.1 K6313, 217 Squadron, RAF: Written off 21/7/37 when overshot on landing from dawn patrol on naval exercise & Damaged Beyond Repair. Following a maritime patrol flight, crew returned to Tangmere. Aircraft landed a long way down the runway, overrun and came to rest beyond runway end. All four occupants from 217 Squadron were unhurt but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. http://navigator.rafmuseum.org/results.do?view=enlarged&db=object&pageSize=1&id=217585 [photograph of crashed airframe]
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-652-anson-raf-tangmere
4. 217 Squadron RAF ORB (Air Ministry Form 540) 01/10/1914-31/10/39: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8394159


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Feb-2008 10:32 JINX Added
18-Mar-2012 17:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2012 11:48 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source]
14-Jul-2013 08:49 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
20-Oct-2015 18:23 Jixn Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
05-Mar-2018 14:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
11-Apr-2018 21:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
04-Oct-2018 13:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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