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 Anson I  N4939


Incidents/Accidents

DateAircraftUnitPilot NameLocation
28 Jan 41 Anson I N4939 1 AONS UK
RemarksFlew into Goat Fell, Arran. Serial incorrectly listed as N4929 in AIR81/4948Henk Welting's Database

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Citation Aircraft AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/4948Anson I N4939Sergeant B R Cooke, Leading Aircraftman T B Pearson, Leading Aircraftman G F Pratt, Mr K D Mackenzie, Mr J C Neill: killed; aircraft accident, Anson N4929, 1 Air Observer Navigation School, 28 January 1941.C16689046

Casualties in the CWGC Register for Anson I N4939

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanLeslie Hubert BELLRINGER (1164831) U/T Observe Anson I N4939  Forum Post 1941-02-041 AONS United KingdomTaunton (St. Mary's) Cemetery
SergeantBasil Roper COOKE (580014) Pilot Anson I N4939  AIR81/4948 1941-01-281 AONS United KingdomMonkton And Prestwick Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanThomas Bell PEARSON (1006454) U/T Observe Anson I N4939  AIR81/4948 1941-01-281 AONS United KingdomEdinburgh (Liberton) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Freeman PRATT (1002544) U/T Observe Anson I N4939  AIR81/4948 1941-01-281 AONS United KingdomWaverton (St. Peter) Churchyar

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410128 - Unaccounted airman - 28-1-1941What caused the death of and/or what was the place of death registration for: Sgt (Pilot) Basil R. COOKE - 580014 - killed on active service. Proposed aircraft loss: Anson I - N4939 - 1 AONS - flew into high ground 1 mile N of Goat Fell, Arran. Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 29th July 2008 04:45:19
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410128 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28-01-1941[QUOTE=Alex Smart;180095] PEARSON, Thomas Bell - Lac - 1006454 - RAFVR. Edinburgh (Liberton)Cemetery, Edinburgh. PRATT, George Freeman - Lac - 1002544 - RAFVR. Waverton (St.Peter) Churchyard, Cheshire. COOKE, Basil Roper - Sgt - 580014 - RAF. Monkton and Prestwick Cemetery, Ayrshire. These three airmen were crew of Anson I - N4929 - 1 AoNS. See AIR 81/4948. Alex[/QUOTE] Alex, N4929 survived to be SOC in January 1945, so this is another error in a file. The aircraft involved was N4939. Database amended: [URL]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=N4939[/URL] Andy ....Read More.Andy Marden on 7th January 2023 01:08:34
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