Aircraft Photo of W2486 | Avro 652A Anson I | Australia - Air Force | AirHistory.net #47187
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:W2486
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 652 Anson
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 652 Anson
Aircraft Version:Avro 652A Anson I
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
Location
City / Area:Canberra / War Memorial [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Collection:Australian War Memorial
 
Photo Date:28 June 2010
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 47187
Photo Comment

Delivered to the RAAF on 12 Sept 1941 for use in the Empire Air Training Scheme. Served with 1 ANS, 1 AOS, 1 WAGS, 2 AOS. Overhauled by Ansett in 1945 & stored for a year before being sold. Registered VH-BLG on 21 Oct 1949. Badly damaged in forced landing near Mudgee in 1959 & withdrawn. Wreckage salvaged in 1975 and nose rebuilt to original wartime configuration. Currently on display at the AWM, Canberra.

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