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Anson AW660

Aircraft Model:Avro Anson Mk. I
Identities:AW660

Timeline

26 September 1949Aircraft failed to return from training familiarisation flight over Bass Strait.
Pilot: P3 DAVID MYRDDIN HUGHES, RAAF 417856
2nd Pilot: P3 WILFRED JOSEPH BARRY SWEENEY, RAAF 439795
Crew: DAVID MICHAEL WILSON, RAAF 449311
Crew: PETER RENOUF TRENAMAN, RAAF 450922
Crew: JOHN ROBERT HEARPS, RAAF 450923

References

Anon. 1949 Still no trace of missing Anson- extensive air search. The Sun. 27 September 1949, p. 3. Archived at <https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/230938553>.

Anon. 1949 Wreckage on beach parts of lost RAAF Anson. The Argus. 30 September 1949, p. 1. Archived at <https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/22782197>.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1949, Avro Anson [RAF serial numbers] [Accidents Part 1], A9845, 59.

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

Record updated on 10 May 2018.


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