Anson K6158 Crash on 22 Feb 1937

Avro Anson K6158 crashed

R.A.F. CRASH IN SNOW STORM

TWO Killed AND TWO INJURED

Sergeant-Pilot Gwilym James Maurice and Aircraftman Stanley McCabe were killed
and Flight Lieutenant George Edward Strangman and Flight Lieutenant Reginald John
Cooper were injured last night when a two-engined Royal Air Force machine crashed
in a snowstorm at Ewell Minnis, between Dover and Folkstone.

The Apr 1937 AFL lists Strangman as having 'Died' two days later, on 24 Feb 37.

32219 F/L George Edward Strangman RAF, was an Australian who took up a Short-Service Commission in the RAF, in 1932:

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...3859/page/5564

l have selected a few pertinent articles about Strangman from the local (Australian) press. The Tuesday, 8 June, 1937 Tumut and Adelong Times article* is particularly revealing.

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article48448555

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17277152

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17299316

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article139297059

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17331032

* http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article139296710

He was destined for a brilliant career, but it was not to be.


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