Date & Time: Jan 12, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Avro 652 Anson
Operator:
Registration:
K6317
Survivors:
Yes
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft overshot and landed long. After touchdown, the aircraft failed to stop within the remaining distance, overrun and collided with a concrete wall. All four crew members were injured while the aircraft was destroyed. Crew from the 269th Squadron.
Probable cause:
Poor judgment on part of the crew who continued the approach at a too high altitude.