Date & Time: Jun 4, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Avro 652 Anson
Operator:
Registration:
L7047
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Thorney Island - Thorney Island
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While returning to the RAF Thorney Island following a maritime patrol flight over the North Sea, the aircraft went out of control on final approach and plunged into the sea, few hundred yards off shore. All four crew members were rescued while the aircraft sunk and was lost.
Crew (48th Squadron):
P/O Carson C. Proby 3.