Date & Time: Dec 6, 1939
Type of aircraft:
Avro 652 Anson
Operator:
Registration:
K6189
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Country:
World
Region:
World
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
4
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
While performing a maritime patrol flight over the North Sea, the twin engine aircraft collided with a German fighter Bf.110. Both aircraft went out of control and crashed some 70 miles north of Texel, in The Netherlands. All six crew on both aircraft were killed.
Crew (206th Squadron):
P/O J. H. Grimes,
Sgt V. D. MacMillan,
Cpl H. J. Cockayne,
AC1 J. C. Bagley.