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

Date & Time: Jun 20, 1969
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
G-AWMH
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
MSN:
38002
Country:
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:
Operator:
Registration:
G-AWMG
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
276926
Location:
Country:
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:
Operator:
Registration:
CF-GML
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Whitehorse - Whitehorse
MSN:
MDF-304
Country:
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:
Registration:
XA-NEI
Flight Phase:
MSN:
1556
YOM:
1947
Country:
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:
Operator:
Registration:
VM388
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Country:
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:
Registration:
CF-BCA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Patricia Bay - Patricia Bay
MSN:
MDF-305
Country:
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:
Operator:
Registration:
VM372
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mildenhall - Mildenhall
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.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.

Crash of an Avro 652A Anson I in Lancelin

Date & Time: Mar 22, 1961
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
VH-BIX
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Jurien Bay – Perth
Country:
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.
Probable cause:
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:
Operator:
Registration:
VL312
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Wyton – Jurby
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:
Registration:
XA-YEO
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1553
YOM:
1947
Country:
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.