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6700

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2303. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly. To No. 4 Training Command on 28 July 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta. Category C1 damage in a ground accident at Fort MacLeod, reported on 2 January 1942. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 31 August to 29 October 1942. To No. 4 Training Command when completed. Pending disposal from 17 May 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, where it was reported with 1909:50 total time, 950:25 since overhaul

 

last date: 23 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6701

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2507. To No. 1 Training Command on 28 July 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 20 September to 9 November 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed. Issued from storage on 1 December 1943, for use by No. 7 Bombing & Gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba. To storage on 3 June 1944. Pending disposal from 23 October 1944. to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Weyburn, Saskatchewan. Also on books of No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, where it was noted with 1853:35 total time, 4:00 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6702

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2506. To No. 1 Training Command on 28 July 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Category C2 damage at Hagersville aerodrome at 16:00 on 24 August 1941, when this aircraft taxied into Anson 6509. Category C21 damage at Hagersville aerodrome at 10:00 on 26 November 1941. To workshop reserve with no. 6 Repair Depot on 6 November 1943. To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for crash repairs, 6 November 1943 to 27 January 1944. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed. Issued from storage on 8 February 1944, for use by No. 5 Bombing & Gunnery School at Dafoe, Saskatchewan. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 2 February 1945. Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2066:55 total time, 796:25 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6703

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2514. To No. 1 Training Command on 28 July 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Category B damage at 10:15 on 26 May 1942, 4 miles north-east of Hagersville. Landed gear up. After an engine failure. To de Havilland for crash repairs, 2 June to 3 August 1942. To No. 1 Training Command when completed. Assigned to Central Aircraft for overhaul on 24 February 1944, but this was apparently cancelled before overhaul was performed. Allocated to No. 6 Repair Depot on 28 April 1944, pending disposal instructions. Pending disposal from 25 May 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at Trenton, where it was noted with 1852:30 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 9 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6704

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2517. To No. 1 Training Command on 28 July 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Category C1 damage at Hagersville aerodrome at 23:00 on 18 November 1941. A tractor driving on the airfield without lights pulled in front of moving Anson and was struck. No injuries on tractor or in Anson. Pending disposal from 8 July 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2276:35 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6705

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2463. To No. 3 Training Command on 29 July 1941, for use by No. 9 Air Observer School at St. Jean, PQ. Still with this School in summer and fall of 1943, coded "L". To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 10 November 1943 to 24 February 1944. to No. 2 Training Command when completed. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 2 February 1945. Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2823:00 total time, 399:55 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6706

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2492. To No. 1 Training Command on 28 July 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Category C1 damage at Hagersville at 21:15 on 4 March 1942. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 27 September to 18 November 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 3 February 1944. To storage on 3 June 1944. Pending disposal from 23 October 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite. Also stored at No. 202 Equipment holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1837:40 total time, 57:40 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6707

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2476. To No. 1 Training Command on 28 July 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Category C1 damage at Hagersville at 12:33 on 22 December 1941. Category B crash near Woodstock, Ontario at 11:50 on 21 January 1942. To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot for crash repairs, 25 February 1943. Re-allocated to de Havilland Canada on same day. To No. 3 Training Command on 20 July 1942. To No. 1 Training Command on 14 August 1943, for use by No. 1 Air Observer School at Malton, Ontario. Pending disposal from 8 July 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1853:00 total time.

 

last date: 22 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6708

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2499. To No. 1 Training Command on 28 July 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Category C7 damage at Hagersville aerodrome at 19:55 on 20 December 1941. Category B damage at Hagersville aerodrome at 16:20 on 20 February 1942, when this Anson taxied into stationary Anson 7506. Category A crash at 11:45 on 7 March 1942, 1 mile south of Renton, Ontario (about 7 miles south-west of Hagersville aerodrome). Crashed at high speed, killing the lone occupant student pilot.

 

last date: 28 April 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6709

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2491. To No. 1 Training Command on 28 July 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Later with No. 33 Air Navigation School at Hamilton (Mount Hope), Ontario. Airman injured by propeller during engine starting at 16:00 on 23 June 1942, at Mount Hope aerodrome. Still with 33 ANS when it crashed 1 mile south-east of Avon, Ontario during a night training flight on 13 December 1942. Struck a tree during a heavy snow storm, 4 fatalities. To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 21 December 1943, scrapped by this RD.

 

last date: 2 February 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6710

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2500. To No. 1 Training Command on 28 July 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Reported with No. 2 Air Navigation School at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB in fall of 1941, not confirmed by RCAF records. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 27 September to 15 November 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed. Issued from storage that month for use by No. 7 Bombing & Gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba. Pending disposal from 2 November 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit and No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2470:40 total time, 649:25 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6711

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2417. To No. 3 Training Command on 26 August 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. Category C damage at Chatham aerodrome at 17:00 on 16 December 1941. Assigned to Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 31 March on 31 March 1943, with 1490:30 logged time. Delivered to Amherst, NS on 15 April 1943. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 16 November 1943. Involved in fatal crash at No. 4 Bombing and Gunnery School, Fingal, Ontario, on 1 August 1944. 4 fatalities, including one RAAF student. Information from plaque on Cenotaph at Fingal.

 

last date: 21 September 1944 - Written off

6712

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2176. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers. To No. 4 Training Command on 4 August 1941, for use by No. 3 Air Observer School at Regina, Saskatchewan. Assigned to Aircraft Repair for overhaul on 8 October 1942, delivered there on 17 March 1943. To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, on 24 July 1943. Issued from storage on 23 September 1943. To No. 2 Training Command on 25 January 1944, for use by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 10 April 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3088:50 total time, 1205:45 since overhaul.

 

last date: 1 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6713

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2203. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers. To No. 4 Training Command on 28 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Observer School at Edmonton, Alberta. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 5 November 1943 to 6 January 1944. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 8 February 1944. Pending disposal from 21 September 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2787:55 total time, 583:40 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6714

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2306. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers. To No. 4 Training Command on 31 July 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. To No. 3 Training Command on 19 August 1942, for use by No. 9 Air Observer School at St. Jean, PQ. To No. 1 Training Command on 14 August 1944. Intended for No. 1 Air Observer School at Malton, Ontario, but declared surplus, pending disposal, from same date. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 5 Service flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1887:50 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6715

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry.

 

Ex RAF W2393. To No. 3 Training Command on 26 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB. Still with this School when it belly landed on the Kebo Valley Country Club golf course near Bar Harbor, Maine on 24 October 1941, after running out of fuel. Several minor injuries in crew of 4. Ownership to Eastern Air Command on 7 November 1941, with No. 2 ANS. To Canada Car & Foundry for crash repairs and conversion to Mk. III, 7 November 1941 to 7 April 1942. To No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered on 3 June 1942. Category B damage at 11:40 on 17 June 1942 at Hagersville aerodrome, while being operated by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Aircraft overshot on landing and ran off end of runway. To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario 25 February to 29 May 1943. Assigned to No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered on 4 June 1943. To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot for scrapping on 28 January 1944, following a Category A crash.

 

last date: 23 February 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 6 Repair Depot

6716

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2406. To No. 3 Training Command on 28 August 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB. To Eastern Air command on 6 January 1942, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB. To No. 2 Training Command on 27 May 1942, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba. To storage on 16 November 1942. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 9 April to 26 May 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 24 May 1943 (sic). Pending disposal from 4 October 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2020:50 total time, 1261:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 21 September 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6717

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2405. To No. 3 Training Command on 28 August 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB. To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941. Transferred from EAC to No. 2 Training Command for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 27 May 1942, reported delivered on 31 May 1942. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 14 July 1942. Assigned to Eastern Air command on 6 august 1942, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School in PEI. Category B crash at Armstrong, Ontario on 12 August 1942, probably while ferrying to EAC. Crash location also reported as Winnipeg? To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 14 September 1942. Scrapped there.

 

last date: 15 October 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6718

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2387. To No. 3 Training Command on 26 August 1941, for use by No. 9 Air Observer School at St. Jean, PQ. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 10 November 1943 to 7 February 1944. To No. 2 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 5 Bombing & Gunnery School at Dafoe, Saskatchewan. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 2 February 1945. Stored at no. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 762:50 logged time since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6719

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2394. To No. 3 Training Command on 28 August 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB. To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941. Transferred from EAC to No. 2 Training Command for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 27 May 1942. To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 20 July 1942. Transferred to No. 1 Training Command on 5 November 1942, delivered on 10 November 1942. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 9 October to 17 December 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed. Issued from storage on 7 January 1944, for use by No. 5 Air Observer School at Winnipeg, Manitoba. Pending disposal from 21 September 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 1905:10 total time, 583:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6720

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2430. To No. 3 Training Command on 9 August 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB. To storage with Eastern Air Command on 10 February 1942. Issued from storage on 30 July 1942, for use by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB. To No. 1 Training Command on 17 July 1943, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario. Delivered there on 30 July 1943. Pending disposal from 24 November 1944. to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1946:55 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6721

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF AW488. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly. To No. 2 Training Command on 17 September 1941, for use by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage l Prairie, Manitoba. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 20 August to 5 October 1943. To No. 4 Training Command when completed. To No. 2 Training Command on 25 January 1944, back to No. 7 AOS at Portage. To No. 2 Air Command on 15 December 1944, pending disposal from same date. Stored at No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2916:55 total time, 1012:25 since overhaul. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba.

 

last date: 1 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6722

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2427. To No. 3 Training Command on 26 August 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul on 12 November 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 23 January 1944, issued from storage on 2 March 1944. Pending disposal from 21 September 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2496:10 total time, 481:15 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6723

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2432. To No. 3 Training Command on 9 August 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB. Category C1 damage at Scoudouc aerodrome at 12:30 on 19 November 1941. To Eastern Air Command on 6 January 1942, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB. Damaged while with this School, at 14:15 on 23 May 1942, at Valleyfield, PQ. Forced landed due to fuel starvation, struck a fence while landing. To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ for crash repairs, 25 May 1942. To No. 3 Training Command on 13 June 1942. To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot on 4 September 1942. Re-allocated to Canada Car & Foundry for further repairs on 28 September 1942. Assigned to Eastern Air Command on 23 December 1942, delivered on 6 January 1943. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 23 October 1943. May have been intended for No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario, but this never happened. To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 20 December 1943. Pending disposal from 15 June 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Noted with 715:35 total time, never overhauled, while at No. 6 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 9 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6724

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W2411. To No. 3 Training Command on 4 August 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB. Winter conversion kit installed by 22 August 1941. Still in full camouflage in late 1941. To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941. Still with this School when it forced landed on Rothesay Avenue at Coldbrook, Saint John, NB on 31 December 1941. Minor damage to aircraft nose when it nosed over on heavy braking. Towed to nearby Department of Transport facility and repaired on site, later flown out from Rothesay Avenue. This accident and subsequent repairs are not recorded on the Aircraft Record Card, but several photos of the damaged aircraft, and the aircraft in the DOT facility, do exist. To No. 2 Training Command on 1 June 1942, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg, 30 July to 28 September 1942. To Eastern Air Command when completed, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI. To No. 1 Training Command, and to workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot for inspection, on 19 January 1944. Noted with 1457:25 total time, never overhauled, while in storage with No. 6 Repair Depot. Pending disposal from 15 June 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.

 

last date: 9 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

6725

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W2414. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly. To No. 3 Training Command on 4 August 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB. To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941. Transferred from EAC to No. 2 Training Command for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 1 June 1942. To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 1 September 1942. Assigned to MacDonald Brothers on 5 October 1942. Assigned to No. 3 Training Command on 5 December 1942, delivered on 6 January 1943. To No. 1 Training Command on 4 September 1943. With No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (Hamilton), Ontario when it crashed in early 1944. To No. 6 Repair Depot on 18 April 1944. Recent crash was amended from Category B to Category A at this time.

 

last date: 8 June 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6726

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W2413. To No. 3 Training Command on 9 August 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB. To long term storage from 9 April to 11 June 1942. To No. 1 Training Command on 13 September 1943. To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 13 December 1943. Pending disposal from 15 June 1944. Involved in fatal crash at No. 4 Bombing and Gunnery School, Fingal, Ontario, on 12 August 1944. Information from plaque on Cenotaph at Fingal. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Noted with 1360:50 total time, never overhauled, while in storage at No. 6 Repair Depot

 

last date: 9 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

6727

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

Ex RAF W2418. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly. To No. 3 Training Command on 4 August 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB. To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941. Transferred from EAC to No. 2 Training Command for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 27 May 1942. To storage, 16 November 1942 to 17 March 1943. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 31 March to 8 May 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 14 May 1943. To storage again on 4 August 1944. Pending disposal from 23 October 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1808:35 total time, 1024:55 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

6728

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft

 

Ex RAF W2235. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly. To No. 4 Training Command on 2 August 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta. To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 19 October 1942 to 8 March 1943. to Western Air Command when completed, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC. To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 11 April 1944. Pending disposal from 26 October 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

6729

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 July 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2523. To No. 3 Training Command on 5 August 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. Category A crash at Chatham on 13 May 1943. Ownership of wreckage to Eastern Air Command on 14 May 1943. To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB for disposal on 3 August 1943.

 

last date: 7 October 1943 - Written off

6730

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 July 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2577. To No. 3 Training Command on 5 August 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. Minor damage at 16:24 on 2 April 1942, 15 miles south-west of Chatham, not classified. Still with No. 10 AOS when it suffered Category A damage at 03:00 at Barre, Vermont on 3 May 1942. Severely damaged in a forced landing, after becoming lost and running out of gas. The aircraft was transporting Sgt. Gay to Montreal, after he had been injured in a previous accident at Chatham. Gay, the civilian pilot, and two other occupants were not seriously injured. Scrapped by No. 9 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 15 August 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6731

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2509. To No. 1 Training Command on 5 August 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Category B damage at Hagersville aerodrome at 13:35 on 4 November 1941, when Anson 6548 taxied into the rear of this parked aircraft. To de Havilland of Canada for overhaul, 18 September to 30 November 1942. To No. 1 Training Command when completed. Pending disposal from 8 February 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1527:20 total time, 1004:20 since overhaul.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

6732

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2519. To No. 1 Training Command on 5 August 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. To de Havilland for crash repairs, 8 September 1942 to 12 January 1943. To No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered on 26 January 1943. Pending disposal from 1 November 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2082:25 total time, 1360:55 since overhaul.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

6733

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2572. To No. 1 Training Command on 5 August 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. To de Havilland Canada for overhaul, 27 July to 24 August 1942. To Eastern Air Command when completed, delivered on 28 August 1942. To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 18 December 1943 to 5 April 1944. To No. 1 Training Command when completed. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945. Pending disposal from 15 February 1945. Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2490:20 total time, 454:55 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

6734

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2521. To No. 1 Training Command on 5 August 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Minor damage at 11:30 on 27 September 1941, when Anson 6735 struck this aircraft while taxiing. Category A crash at Hagersville aerodrome at 17:10 on 4 December 1941. Collided on approach with Anson 6477. No fatalities in this aircraft, but student pilot in 6477 was killed. Scrapped by No. 6 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 1 May 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6735

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2516. To No. 1 Training Command on 5 August 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Category C damage at Hagersville aerodrome at 11:30 on 27 September 1941, when student pilot taxied this aircraft into parked Anson 6734. To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 24 July to 16 September 1943. To No. 1 Training Command when completed. Pending disposal from 25 October 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2239:00 total time, 708:00 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

6736

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2571. To No. 1 Training Command on 5 August 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. To de Havilland, 15 July to 12 September 1942. To No. 1 Training Command when completed. Used by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario. Pending disposal from 29 August 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2102:30 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

6737

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2566. To No. 1 Training Command on 6 August 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Category B crash at Hagersville at 09:15 on 26 August 1941. To No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton for crash repairs on 2 October 1941, with 9:00 logged time. Re-allocated to de Havilland of Canada on 29 January 1942, delivered there on 18 February 1942. Converted to Mk. III while at de Havilland. To No. 1 Training Command on 26 May 1942. To Central Aircraft for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV, 3 December 1943 to 17 February 1944. To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, and pending disposal from that date. Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1089:20 total time, 4:10 since overhaul. Sold to E. Cowan of Toronto.

 

last date: 27 (or 17?) January 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

6738

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2562. To No. 1 Training Command on 6 August 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. To No. 3 Training Command on 6 July 1942. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 12 November 1943 to 5 February 1944. To No. 2 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 5 Bombing & Gunnery School at Dafoe, Saskatchewan. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Still with No. 5 B&GS when it suffered a Category A crash. To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 2 February 1945, scrapped there.

 

last date: 2 March 1945 - Struck off, reduced to produce only

6739

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2528. To No. 1 Training Command on 6 August 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Category B crash at 15:30 on 11 May 1942, at St. Williams, Ontario (about 40 miles west-south-west of Dunnville, on the Lake Erie shore near Long Point). Struck trees while attempting a forced landing. To de Havilland for crash repairs, 14 May to 27 July 1942. To No. 1 Training Command when completed. Category A crash on (or before?) 23 August 1943. To No. 6 Repair Depot for write off.

 

last date: 19 November 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6740

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 July 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2537. To No. 3 Training Command on 6 August 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 27 July 1943. To No. 4 Training Command on 3 February 1944, for use by No. 2 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mossbank, Saskatchewan. Pending disposal from 3 February 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2411:00 total time, 451:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

6741

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2238. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly. To No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta. To No. 3 Training Command on 19 August 1942, for use by No. 9 air Observer School at St. Jean, PQ. Allocated to Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul on 9 February 1944. To No. 21 Repair Depot for write off on 12 May 1944.

 

last date: 4 August 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6742

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 May 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2285. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers. To No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta. Still with this School when it received Category B damage at 11:45 on 27 January 1942, at the Pearce relief aerodrome. Assigned to McKenzie Air Services on 2 February 1942 for crash repairs. Had 496:35 logged time on that date. This was cancelled, actually repaired by No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta. To MacDonald Brothers in Winnipeg for further work, 19 October 1942 to 12 January 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed. Issued from storage on 20 January 1943, for use by No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. Still with this School in December 1943. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 12 April 1945. By 27 November 1945 stored by Material Command at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2899:10 total time, 1938:25 since overhaul.

 

last date: 1 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6743

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 July 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2561. To No. 3 Training Command on 8 August 1941, for use by No. 9 Air Observer School at St. Jean, PQ. With No. 9 Air Observer School at St. Jean, PQ in summer of 1943. Assigned to MacDonald Brothers for overhaul 10 November 1943. Re-assigned to Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS on 13 January 1944. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 2 May 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, pending disposal from same date. Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2360:00 total time, 5:40 since overhaul.

 

last date: 27 April 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6744

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 July 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2546. To No. 3 Training Command on 9 August 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. Category C damage at Chatham aerodrome at 14:2 0 on 22 December 1941. To Canada Car & Foundry on 8 April 1943, with 1429:05 logged time, to repair deteriorated glue in the mainplane and tailplane. Converted to Mk. IV while there. To No. 1 Training Command on 6 November 1943. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945. Pending disposal from 9 February 1945. Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2074:25 total time, 645:20 since overhaul.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6745

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 July 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2560. To No. 3 Training Command on 9 August 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB. Category C5 damage at Moncton aerodrome at 17:00 on 28 November 1941. To storage, 9 April to 11 June 1942, then back to No. 3 Training Command. To No. 1 Training Command on 13 September 1943, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario. Pending disposal from 18 July 1944. to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2008:30 total time.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6746

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

Ex RAF W2407. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly. To No. 3 Training Command on 11 August 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB. To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941. Transferred from EAC to No. 2 Training Command for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 27 May 1942. To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg, 24 October 1942 to 13 January 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 28 January 1943. With No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie in December 1943. Pending disposal from 16 September 1944. To No. 2 Air command on 12 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2100:25 total time.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6747

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2502. To No. 1 Training Command on 11 August 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Pending disposal from 24 July 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2324:30 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6748

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2505. To No. 1 Training Command on 11 August 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. With No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario when it suffered Category B damage at 16:58 on 20 July 1942, near Simcoe, Ontario. Struck a fence while attempting a forced landing after an engine failure. To Central Aircraft for crash repairs, 29 July 1942 to 15 February 1943. To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 4 Air Observer School at London, Ontario. To storage on 14 August 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, pending disposal from same date. Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1363:20 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 27 April 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6749

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2511. To No. 1 Training Command on 11 August 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 20 September to 11 November 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed. Assigned to No. 7 Bombing & Gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba from 8 November 1943. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 14 February 1945. Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2724:55 total time, 801:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal


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