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Anson W2369

Aircraft Model:Avro Anson Mk. I
Identities:W2369
Units:General Reconnaissance School, RAAF

Timeline

11 March 1942Aircraft failed to return to Sale from a flight to Laverton via Yanakie and Torquay.
Pilot: F/Lt JOHN LANGLEY WEBB, RAAF 1371 (Killed)
Navigator: F/O KENNETH CHARLES PETERS, RAAF 827 (Killed)
Navigator: W/O ROBERT JOHN BARKER, RAAF 2931 (Killed)
Wireless Operator: AC1 HAROLD GRAVELL LINCOLN, RAAF 21892 (Killed)
13 March 1942Bodies of all four crew members were recovered. Rubber boat from the aircraft washed up at Point Cook.
14 March 1942Wreckage of aircraft sighted in a position approximately one mile S of Kirk Point in Corio Bay.

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Avro Anson [RAF serial numbers] [Accidents Part 16], A9845, 78.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1952, BARKER Robert John - (Warrant Officer); Service Number - 2931; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft - Anson W2369; Place - Point Cook, Victoria; Date - 11 March 1942, A705, 163/90/244.

Wilson, S. 1992 Anson, Hudson & Sunderland in Australian Service. Fyshwick: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.

Record updated on 10 May 2018.


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