Crash of an Avro 652 Anson C.19/II off River Cess Town

Date & Time: Jun 20, 1969
Type of aircraft: Avro 652 Anson (30171)">
Operator: Mercy Mission (33276)">
Registration:
G-AWMH
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
MSN:
38002
Location: River Cess Town (41239)"> River Cess (15850)">
Country: Liberia (13381)">
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances into the Atlantic Ocean off River Cess Town. Occupant's fate unknown.

Crash of an Avro 652 Anson in Uzuakoli

Date & Time: Sep 3, 1968
Type of aircraft: Avro 652 Anson (30171)">
Operator: Mercy Mission (33276)">
Registration:
G-AWMG
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
276926
Location: Uzuakoli (41045)"> Abia (13488)">
Country: Nigeria (13376)">
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On approach to Uzuakoli, the pilot lowered the landing gear but they apparently failed to lock. A belly landing was completed. There were no casualties but the aircraft was written off.

Crash of an Avro 652 Anson V in Whitehorse: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 24, 1964
Type of aircraft: Avro 652 Anson (30171)">
Operator: Spartan Air Services (33151)">
Registration:
CF-GML
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Whitehorse - Whitehorse
MSN:
MDF-304
Location: Whitehorse (27949)"> Yukon (16532)">
Country: Canada (13435)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Crashed at Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, killing the pilot. Aircraft was stolen by the AME, who was not authorized to fly the aircraft solo, and flown recklessly a short distance up the Yukon River valley, before crashing on the southwest side of the river just above Miles Canyon.

Crash of an Avro 652 Anson IV in Mexico

Date & Time: Dec 31, 1963
Type of aircraft: Avro 652 Anson (30171)">
Registration:
XA-NEI
Flight Phase:
MSN:
1556
YOM:
1947
Location: Mexico (23003)"> All Mexico (13686)">
Country: Mexico (13439)">
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances somewhere in Mexico during the year 1963. The exact date remains unknown.

Crash of an Avro 652 Anson C.19 in Cherbourg

Date & Time: Jun 12, 1963
Type of aircraft: Avro 652 Anson (30171)">
Operator: Royal Air Force - RAF (31257)">
Registration:
VM388
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Location: Cherbourg (18559)"> Manche (15180)">
Country: France (13255)">
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was supposed to land at Cherbourg-Maupertus Airport but was unable to locate the airfield due to a limited visibility caused by foggy conditions. Low fuel reserve forced the crew to attempt an emergency landing on a beach in Cherbourg. While both occupants were unhurt, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of an Avro 652 Anson V in Patricia Bay: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 24, 1962 at 1411 LT
Type of aircraft: Avro 652 Anson (30171)">
Registration:
CF-BCA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Patricia Bay - Patricia Bay
MSN:
MDF-305
Country: Canada (13435)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The aircraft was carrying a passenger and a pilot on behalf of the British Columbia Department of Public Works who should make a view of a bridge located at Sooke before returning to Patricia Bay. Shortly after takeoff the aircraft climbed steeply to about 50 feet slowly veering and rolling to the left in a nose high attitude until it stalled and crashed in flames in a field. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and both occupants were killed. It is believed the pilot was inexperienced.

Crash of an Avro 652 Anson C.19 at RAF Mildenhall

Date & Time: Nov 21, 1961
Type of aircraft: Avro 652 Anson (30171)">
Operator: Royal Air Force - RAF (31257)">
Registration:
VM372
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mildenhall - Mildenhall
Location: Mildenhall AFB (23037)"> Suffolk (16170)">
Country: United Kingdom (13252)">
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a local training mission at RAF Mildenhall when an engine failed in flight. The airplane lost height, struck trees, a pole and the roof of a house before crashing in a field located one mile southwest of the airbase. Both crew members were rescued and the aircraft was written off.
Causes:
Engine failure.

Crash of an Avro 652A Anson I in Lancelin

Date & Time: Mar 22, 1961
Type of aircraft: Avro 652 Anson (30171)">
Registration:
VH-BIX
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Jurien Bay – Perth
Location: Lancelin (21966)"> Western Australia (16488)">
Country: Australia (13409)">
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On a flight from Jurien Bay to Perth, carrying a load of crayfish, the right engine failed. Unable to maintain a safe altitude, the pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing 12 km north of Lancelin. All three occupants were uninjured while the aircraft and the cargo were lost.
Causes:
Following complete loss of starboard engine power, probably initiated by the failure of a piston, the pilot was unable to maintain height and in the subsequent forced landing, the aircraft collided with a limestone outcrop.

Crash of an Avro 652 Anson C.19 in North Barrule: 6 killed

Date & Time: Feb 20, 1961
Type of aircraft: Avro 652 Anson (30171)">
Operator: Royal Air Force - RAF (31257)">
Registration:
VL312
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Wyton – Jurby
Location: North Barrule (23957)"> Isle of Man (14793)">
Country: United Kingdom (13252)">
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
While approaching RAF Jurby in poor weather conditions, the twin engine aircraft struck a hill and crashed at North Barulle, killing all six occupants. At the time of the accident, the visibility was poor due to low clouds.
Crew:
W/Cdr J. L. Aron,
S/Ldr C. Heseltine,
F/Lt H. D. Furness,
F/Lt B. H. Miller,
M/Tech E. N. Robinson,
F/Sgt R. J. Bridgeman.

Crash of an Avro 652 Anson V in Mexico

Date & Time: Dec 31, 1960
Type of aircraft: Avro 652 Anson (30171)">
Registration:
XA-YEO
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1553
YOM:
1947
Location: Mexico (23003)"> All Mexico (13686)">
Country: Mexico (13439)">
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Suffered an accident somewhere in Mexico during the year 1960. The exact date remains unknown. There were no injuries but the aircraft was written off.