Avro Anson Crash 1963
|Avro Anson Crash
||9th April 1963
|F383 & F384 Photo's are owned by Dave greenwood and were submitted by his son Paul.
is the wreckage of an Avro Anson k11, registration G-ALXH which crashed into a
field at Carlton on April 9th 1963.
The aircraft was owned by BKS Survey, on
board were Captain Ronald Fox who was the pilot, John Symington the navigator
and Malcolm Budd a photographer. Malcolm was aged 16 and it was his first flight,
all three men escaped from the crash unharmed.
The pilot had suspected that one of the two engines was on fire and shut it down
but this type of aircraft was not designed to fly on one engine only
consequently the crash occurred.
Immediately after the accident Captain Fox left
the scene and did not return, an investigation found that both engines were in
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