Date & Time: Apr 8, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Avro 652 Anson
Operator:
Registration:
N9678
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
4
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The crew was engaged in a maritime patrol flight when the twin engine aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances into the sea west of the Shetland Islands. No trace of the aircraft nor the crew was found.
Crew (269th Squadron):
P/O Peter D. Aldous,
Sgt Gilbert H. Scott,
Cpl George A. Verlaque,
LAC Norman McReynolds.