Date & Time: Jan 12, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Avro 652 Anson
Landing (descent or approach)
Survey / Patrol / Reconnaissance
Crew on board:
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.
Poor judgment on part of the crew who continued the approach at a too high altitude.