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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2096
Last updated: 15 September 2019
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Date:01-NOV-1938
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic ANSN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Anson Mk I
Owner/operator:206 Squadron Royal Air Force (206 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K8836
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, off Flamborough Head, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flew into sea on night navex. Taking off from RAF Bircham Newton in Norfolk on a night sea navigation exercise. Communications were lost and assumed to be lost in the North Sea, possibly as a result of a lightning strike. The Times reported that 11 aircraft took off on the 3rd November on a search for the crew and aircraft. All four crew lost:

Pilot: Flt Lt. Patrick Jonathan Kenyon Pike RAF Age 24. Missing - believed killed
Observer: Pilot Officer Matthew Angus Scott RAF Missing - believed killed
Passenger: AC/1 Reginald William Stanley Rae RAF Age 23. Missing - believed killed
Passenger: AC/2 Derek Alexander Wilson RAF Missing - believed killed

Sources:

1, Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. http://www.aircrewremembered.com/pike-patrick-jonathan-kenyon.html
3. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939.htm
4. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-652-anson-i-flamborough-4-killed


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Feb-2008 08:42 JINX Added
16-Jul-2013 04:20 JINX Updated [Source]
07-Jan-2016 20:49 Jixn Updated [Operator]
09-Nov-2016 13:55 pietrzak Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
28-Feb-2018 16:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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