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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2096
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:206 Squadron Royal Air Force (206 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K8836
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, off Flamborough Head, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Flew into sea on night navex. Taking off from RAF Bircham Newton in Norfolk on a night sea navigation exercise. Communications were lost and assumed to be lost in the North Sea, possibly as a result of a lightning strike. The Times reported that 11 aircraft took off on the 3rd November on a search for the crew and aircraft. All four crew lost:

Pilot: Flt Lt. Patrick Jonathan Kenyon Pike RAF Age 24. Missing - believed killed
Observer: Pilot Officer Matthew Angus Scott RAF Missing - believed killed
Passenger: AC/1 Reginald William Stanley Rae RAF Age 23. Missing - believed killed
Passenger: AC/2 Derek Alexander Wilson RAF Missing - believed killed


1, Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s


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Revision history:

16-Feb-2008 08:42 JINX Added
16-Jul-2013 04:20 JINX Updated [Source]
07-Jan-2016 20:49 Jixn Updated [Operator]
09-Nov-2016 13:55 pietrzak Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
28-Feb-2018 16:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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