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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28027
Last updated: 13 September 2019
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Time:16:09 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:8 (O) Advanced Flying Unit Royal Air Force (8 (O) AFU RAF)
Registration: N5130
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Marl Farm, Llandudno Junction, Caernarvonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Mona, Anglesy N.Wales
Destination airport:
Took off at about 1505 hours on board an Anson I (N5130) piloted by Flight Sergeant M O Samuels on a across country navigation exercise. The plane observed about 30 minutes later at 5000 feet heading north, then turning to port and entering a near vertical dive as part of a wing broke away.

The wreckage fell near Marl Farm, Llandudno Junction, Caernarvonshire, and all five crew died. It is thought that the wing failed after an aileron separated and led to loss of control.


Gwyn Hughes ( webmaster for local history group )
research completed , area of impact known ...with the help of eye witnesses and photographs.


area of impact now verified within this area , b/w photo submitted by Sue Foulkes shows damaged trees and the photograph to the left shows identical trees undamged within Bodysgallen ( Coed y Pistell) wood .

this plaque will be unveiled on Feb 15th 2014 at St Michael's and All Angels Church , Llandudno Junction , North Wales . to be positioned as near as possible to the crash invite to attend the memorial service ...more details ...please e-mail myself

death Cert . Llandudno Archives

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
29-Oct-2011 07:59 Gwyn Hughes Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
29-Oct-2011 08:39 Gwyn Hughes Updated [Narrative]
29-Oct-2011 08:40 Gwyn Hughes Updated [Narrative]
29-Oct-2011 08:42 Gwyn Hughes Updated [[Narrative]]
29-Oct-2011 08:42 Gwyn Hughes Updated [[[Narrative]]]
31-Oct-2011 13:20 GWYN HUGHES Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
02-Nov-2011 01:33 Gwyn Hughes Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Embed code]
02-Nov-2011 03:25 Gwyn Hughes Updated [Source]
13-Nov-2011 11:38 Gwyn Hughes Updated [Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2011 13:24 GwynHughes Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Jan-2012 04:35 Anon. Updated [Source]
04-Feb-2012 11:38 Gwyn Hughes Updated [[Source]]
04-Feb-2012 13:34 Gwyn Hughes Updated [[[Source]]]
11-Apr-2012 21:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2012 13:56 Gwyn Hughes Updated [Source]
21-Aug-2012 23:17 Gwyn Hughes Updated [Source]
13-Aug-2013 01:58 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
05-Sep-2013 14:17 Gwyn Hughes Updated [Source, Photo, ]
04-Nov-2014 05:52 Gwyn Hughes Updated [Date, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Photo, ]
01-Nov-2015 15:33 Anon. Updated [Date, Operator]
02-Dec-2018 15:40 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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