Date & Time: May 29, 1938
Type of aircraft:
Avro 652 Anson
Operator:
Registration:
A4-27
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
No
Country:
Australia
Region:
Oceania
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
5
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a bombing training flight over New South Wales on behalf of the 22nd Squadron. En route, while making a turn, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed on a hilly terrain in the Green Hills Bombing Range located near Liverpool, in the suburb of Sydney. All five occupants were killed.
Crew:
M. P. Alsopp, pilot,
W. A. Lockwood,
R. Lawson,
J. Gordon,
J. Mackey.
Probable cause:
In their final report published on 18MAY1939, the Investigation Board concluded that no specific cause was found. It was determined that the aircraft side-slipped into ground while turning.