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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181344
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:48 Squadron Royal Air Force (48 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K8711
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel, 2 miles NE of Shambles L.V., Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Thorney Island
Destination airport:RAF Thorney Island
Lost & short of fuel ditched into sea. Crew rescued, but aircraft sank when attempt to tow by a destroyer detached the tail.
Pilot: Sgt. Bodien ok.
Co-pilot: Sgt. Williams ok.
552077 AC D. Hider ok.
AC Fog ok.


Coastal Command Losses of the Second World War Vol 1.

Revision history:

15-Nov-2015 07:41 JINX Added
07-Jan-2016 20:29 Juan P.Paco Updated [Operator, Total fatalities]
01-Dec-2017 10:53 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]

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