Date & Time: Dec 1, 1938
Type of aircraft:
Avro 652 Anson
Operator:
Registration:
K6174
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was conducting a night training exercise and was flying along the British coast when an engine failed. Captain decided to reduce his altitude and attempted to ditch the aircraft in the Dovercourt Bay, off Dovercourt. The aircraft was lost while the crew fate remains unknown. At the time of the accident, the weather conditions were poor.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.