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Avro Anson Mk.I * Retired *
17 aircraft used by 320 and 321 sqns in England, 5 July 1940 - 11 February 1942, for maritime patrol. RAF serials carried.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
K6175     27 July 1940 Code letter A, burned by air attack 1 Oct 1940
K6285     5 July 1940 Code letter F, forced landing on a beach 3 Aug 1940
K8706     9 Aug 1940 Code letter W, burned by air attack 10 Oct 1940
K8823     22 Aug 1940 Code letter Z, burned by air attack 1 Oct 1940
K8829     5 July 1940 Code letter E?, burned near runway 31 July 1940
N5064     13 Nov 1940 Code letter O, accident 22 July 1941
N5105     9 Nov 1940 Code letter D, back to RAF 1 Apr 1941, 3 OTU
N5202     7 Sept 1940 Code letter E, back to RAF 18 Apr 1941
N5237     9 Nov 1940 Code letter V, damaged on landing 29 Nov 1940
N5357     14 Aug 1940 Code letter X, damaged on landing 1 Nov 1940
N9535     4 Oct 1940 Code letter H, burnt in hangar 25 Feb 1941
N9742     14 Aug 1940 Code letter Y, forced landing in the sea 29 Nov 1940
R9598     2 Aug 1940 Code letter C, burned by air attack 10 Oct 1940
R9826     11 Oct 1940 Code letter Z, accident 26 Nov 1940
R9827     7 Oct 1940 Code letter A, back to RAF 7 Nov 1941, 1 OTU
W1672     9 Dec 1940 Code letter R, back to RAF 20 June 1941
W1789     19 Dec 1940 Code letter S, back to RAF 11 Feb 1942, 2(C) OTU

References:

  • Dutch Military Aviation 1945-1978 by Paul A Jackson (1978)
  • 70 Jaar Marineluchtvaartdienst by N. Geldhof (1987)


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