AVRO ANSO MKI 6554

6554 Avro built in UK Anson Mk. I 652A
first date: 12 May 1941 – Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada

Ex RAF W2298. To No. 1 Training Command on 6 June 1941. To No. 3 Training Command later in 1941, for use by No. 8 Air Observers School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ. Crashed into the St. Lawrence River at Lake St. Francis near Cornwall, Ontario on 15 September 1942. All 3 occupants killed. Records state pilot misjudged height and settled into the water, suggesting probably unauthorized low flying.

last date: 23 December 1942 – Struck off

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