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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27155
Last updated: 21 November 2021
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Time:09:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:Royal Air Australian Air Force (RAAF)
Registration: A4-29
MSN: 1024
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Dromana, VIC -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Crashed while on a five aircraft navigational exercise that had been recalled due to worsening weather. A4-29 while flying in low cloud, slammed into a hill called Arthurs Seat. The front of the aircraft was completely demolished after ploughing through trees, but the tail and mid sections were reasonably left intact. Of the 5 crew members, the only survivor was the turret gunner, located in the rear section of the aircraft.

Folha da Noite 10 August 1938, p16

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Feb-2012 14:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2012 14:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
14-Apr-2012 14:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2012 11:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]
16-Jul-2015 15:17 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Jul-2015 15:18 TB Updated [Source]
19-Oct-2017 13:52 A.J. Scholten Updated [Cn]

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