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N9640

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 18 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 9 September 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 7 May to 21 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage 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 EHU, where it was noted with 2436:35 total time, 1028:15 since overhaul.

 

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

N9644

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 21 March 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C21 damage at Carberry at 12:45 on 16 April 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers, 2 July to 19 August 1941.  Back to No. 33 SFTS when completed.  Winter conversion kit installed by 9 February 1942.  To storage with No. 2 TC on 8 April 1942.  Back to MacDonald Brothers on 24 September 1942.  Serviceable and repairable items removed, and placed in stores at No. 15 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Fuselage sandblasted and forwarded to Federal Aircraft in Montreal.

 

last date: 17 June 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N9650

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Issued to No. 1 Training Command on 5 August 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 23 February 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was reported with 2650:00 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

N9651

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1941 - Taken on strength by Aircraft Repair at Edmonton, Alberta

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 14 March 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C damage at 04:35 on 16 April 1941, at Carberry.  This aircraft was struck by Anson W1859 while parked.  Winter conversion kit installed by MacDonald Brothers in Winnipeg by 9 February 1942.  To storage on 8 April 1942.  Airframe stored outside in the winter of 1942/1943, "became decomposed".  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 18 March 1943 for scrapping.

 

last date: 31 March 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N9652

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 17 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Destroyed in mid-air collision near Bradford, Ontario (midway between Toronto and Barrie) with Anson N9595, at 13:45 on 13 March 1941.  Both aircraft on navigation exercise.  At least 3 fatalities from crew of 4.  Had 56:40 logged time when it took off on last flight.

 

last date: 11 July 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 6 Repair Depot

N9655

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & foundry at Amherst, NS

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 3 April 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  Destroyed by fire at this School.  Inspection report of 23 February 1943 reported 1245:50 "running time".  Allocated To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB for write off on 27 March 1943.

 

last date: 19 May 1943 - Written off

N9658

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 23 September 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Category B damage at 11:30 on 20 May 1942, near Edenvale, Ontario (today part of Springwater, Ontario, 9 miles north of Camp Borden).  Overshot intended landing site, during emergency landing due to air lock in fuel system.  To de Havilland Canada for repairs, 3 June to 14 September 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered to user unit on 26 September 1941.  Pending disposal from 14 August 1944.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1795:45 total time, 1468:00 since overhaul.

 

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

N9659

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 17 December 1941, for use at No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  Assigned to Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 27 September 1943 for overhaul and repairs following a Category B crash.  Diverted to No. 6 Repair Depot on 8 October 1943, then back to Central Aircraft on the same day.  To No. 1 Training Command on 27 November 1943, for use by No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  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 reported with 1801:25 total time, 512:55 since overhaul.

 

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

N9661

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C7 damage at 08:00 on 24 November 1941 at Carberry aerodrome, when this aircraft struck Anson N5273 while taxiing.  Category B damage at Carberry aerodrome at 14:10 on 18 December 1942, when this aircraft collided with Anson N4886 collided while landing.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for repairs, 31 December 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 2 March 1942.  Assigned to No. 8 Repair Depot on 24 November 1942, delivered there on 1 December 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 9 August 1943.  Pending disposal from 4 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was reported with 2227:45 total time, 1759:05 since overhaul.  Also stored at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, dates not known.

 

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

N9665

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 5 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 September 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul on 14 December 1942.  Back to No. 2 Training Command on 27 February 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 December 1944.  Stored by No. 205 (or 203?) Equipment Holding Unit, where it was reported with 2251:10 total time, 1958:55 since overhaul.

 

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

N9670

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 May 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed by MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category A crash at 23:45 on 16 August 1941, 1.5 miles east of Carberry aerodrome.  Student pilot LAC L. Leader lost control on takeoff, and was killed.  Scrapped by No. 33 SFTS.

 

last date: 22 September 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N9672

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

To Eastern Air Command on 30 July 1`942, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI.  Assigned to Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS on 2 March 1943, delivered there on 12 April 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 23 October 1943, for use by No. 1 (Comm) Flight.  To storage on 1 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from that date.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot.

 

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

N9675

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 7 July 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Crashed while attempting forced landing after an engine failure, 5 miles west of Smithville, Ontario (east of Hamilton) at 16:30 on 6 June 1942.  Originally reported as Category A.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for repairs from 16 December 1942 to 12 April 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was reported with 2407:30 total time, 1395:35 since overhaul.

 

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

N9688

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers from 6 July to 21 September 1942, probably for overhaul.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, delivered there on 1 October 1942.  Category A crash at Summerside on 29 October 1942.  Assigned to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 2 November 1942 for write off.

 

last date: 12 January 1943 - Written off

N9713

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 5 September 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 3001:00 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

N9715

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 18 March 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category B damage at 11:50 on 25 March 1942, at Carberry, as a result of forced landing during dual instruction.  To MacDonald Brothers for repairs, 31 March to 28 April 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 16 April 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944,still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3367:20 total time, 2090:00 since overhaul.

 

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

N9719

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 15 September 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario..  To MacDonald Brothers 20 September to 11 December 1943.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 12 January 1944.  Back 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. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 151:40 total time, 149:30 since overhaul.

 

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

N9724

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & aircraft

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 12 September 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul from 23 July to 13 September 1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Cartierville, Quebec when completed, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 December 1943, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 9 February 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 1648:50 total time, 810:10 since overhaul.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, Montreal.

 

last date: 18 March 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9725

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 5 August 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 1 September 1944.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 5 Service flying Training School at Brantford, where it was noted with 2992:10 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

N9728

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 June 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 21 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (today Hamilton airport), Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, from 3 January to 1 April 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit by 3 December 1945, where it was noted with 2546:45 total time, 484:45 since overhaul.

 

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

N9746

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 17 December 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (today Hamilton airport), Ontario.  Pending disposal from 28 April 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Trenton by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2163:25 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

N9750

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 7 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (today Hamilton airport), Ontario.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg, Manitoba for overhaul, 27 September to 18 November 1943.  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 1720:20 total time, 546:50 since overhaul.

 

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

N9752

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 27 May 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 16 June to 12 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 13 September 1943.  Back to storage on 4 August 1944.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944.  to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2046:20 total time, 542:20 since overhaul.

 

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

N9766

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 17 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 September 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers for crash repairs, 12 August 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers again on 11 November 1942.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command on 25 January 1943.  Issued from storage on 6 April 1943.  Pending disposal from August 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 1627:20 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

N9770

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 8 April 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To storage on 2 November 1943.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 20 December 1943.  Planned overhaul cancelled on 12 May 1944, transferred to No. 6 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 21 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N9779

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 7 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (today Hamilton airport), Ontario.  To Central Aircraft in Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 27 November 1942 to 8 March 1943.  To stored reserve with No.1 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 17 April 1943.  Pending disposal from 15 September 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 2231:20 total time, 1066:05 since overhaul.

 

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

N9786

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Reported with No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, dates not known.  To No. 2 Training Command on 17 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by MacDonald Brothers by 9 February 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 14 December 1942 to 15 March 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  Delivered there on 25 March 1943.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 18 February 1944.  Planned overhaul cancelled, transferred to No. 6 Repair Depot on 12 May 1944.

 

last date: 21 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N9816

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry, Amherst, NS

 

Winter conversion kit installed by 22 august 1941.  To Eastern Air Command on 24 November 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for conversion to Mk. IV, 27 August to 16 October 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 12 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 5 Service Flying Training School, and later No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, at Brantford, Ontario.  Noted with 600:55 total time while in storage.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, Montreal.

 

last date: 18 March 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9818

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Assigned to Western Air Command on 3 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Destroyed when it struck a mountain peak north-west of Yale, BC late in the afternoon on 21 September 1941.  All 3 occupants killed, pilot P/O L.W. Brooks, Sgt. L.P. Bretland and D.B. Hartley (on leave from MacLeod, Alberta).  Aircraft was ferrying to Western Air Command when it crashed.

 

last date: 21 February 1942 - Struck off

N9819

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command in August 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C3 damage at Carberry aerodrome at 09:40 on 24 November 1941.  This aircraft and Anson N9887 collided while taxiing.  Assigned to MacDonald Brothers for overhaul on 7 October 1942, delivered there on 14 October 1942.  To Eastern Air Command on 11 December 1942.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 27 October 1943.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 17 January 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 848:55 total time, 323:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 7 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9820

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 8 October 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  Destroyed by fire at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown.  Allocated to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 27 March 1943 for write off.

 

last date: 19 May 1943 - Written off

N9836

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario from 20 May to 26 July 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 9 February 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2422:45 total time, 563:00 since overhaul.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, Montreal.

 

last date: 18 March 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9837

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 21 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Category C7 damage at Port Albert at 17:20 on 23 February 1942.  Pending disposal from 5 January 1945.  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 2861:40 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

N9838

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & aircraft

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 16 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Still with this School when lost on 28 November 1942, on a night cross country training flight.  Wreckage found on shores of Lake Huron, icing may have been a factor. All 4 crew killed: AC1 W.H. Addis, F/S R. Brown, LAC C.P. James, Sgt. J.L. Shaw (pilot).

 

last date: 16 March 1943 - Written off

N9843

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 February 1942 - Taken on strength at Macdonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg

 

May have been converted to Mk. III before taken on strength.  To No. 4 Training Command on 3 May 1942.  Pending disposal from 15 June 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta, where it was noted with 1785:45 since overhaul.

 

last date: 25 April 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9844

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 2 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers at Winnipeg for overhaul, 6 November 1942 to 22 January 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ.  Still there in summer of 1943.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 28 October 1943.  Issued from storage on 10 December 1943, for use by No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 15 February 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 3009:20 total time, 1422:25 since overhaul.

 

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

N9845

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 February 1941 - Taken on strength at Macdonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 March 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Transferred from RAF accounts to JATP accounts on 16 April 1941, one of 15 single control Ansons exchanged for dual control Ansons.  To No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Clareshom, Alberta on 25 June 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 18 November 1942 to 11 February 1943.  Assigned to No. 3 Training Command when completed, delivered on 19 February 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 December 1943, for use by No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 27 January 1944, for major inspection and storage.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command on 17 February 1944, issued from storage on 28 September 1944.  Pending disposal from 21 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was reported with 2109:45 total time, 779:15 since overhaul.

 

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

N9850

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 14 December 1942 to 24 February 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 December 1944.  Stored at No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was reported with 3625:30 total time, 1813:15 since overhaul.

 

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

N9851

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 January 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  First assigned to No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C14 damage at 20:00 on 18 August 1941, at Carberry aerodrome.  Starboard engine of Anson N5273 started with no one in cockpit, then taxiied into this aircraft. To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 24 November 1942.  To Macdonald Brothers on 2 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 July 1943.  Pending disposal from 4 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.

 

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

N9854

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30  July 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

Winter conversion kit installed by 22 August 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 5 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  Category C7 damage at 19:15 on 8 April 1942 at Falconwood, PEI.  To Canada Car & Foundry 12 June to 28 December 1943, for overhaul.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  To storage on 7 December 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 16 March 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1970:00 total time, 475:05 since overhaul.

 

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

N9856

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 November 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 18 November 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario from 2 May to 7 August 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To workshop reserve with No. 6 Repair Depot on 4 January 1944.  To Central Aircraft again for accident repairs, 4 January to 24 February 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 21 April 1944.  Pending disposal from 16 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2529:35 total time, 324:35 since overhaul.

 

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

N9870

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 2 April 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for crash repairs on 10 January 1942.  Back to Eastern Air Command at Charlottetown on 28 January 1942.  Destroyed by fire at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 27 March 1943 for write off.

 

last date: 19 May 1943 - Written off

N9871

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 16 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 23 July to 11 September 1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry in Quebec when completed, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command on 22 September 1943.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 9 February 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2352:10 total time, 458:35 since overhaul.

 

last date: 14 (or 19?) August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9872

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 21 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Category C12 damage at 16:45 on 12 June 1942, at Ripley, Ontario (10 miles north-north-east of Port Albert).  Pending disposal from 5 January 1945.  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 2321:20 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

N9874

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 November 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 18 November 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario from 21 May to 16 September 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 10 January 1945.  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 2482:10 total time, 570:10 since overhaul.

 

last date: 14 (or 19?) August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9887

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 September 1941.  Category C21 damage at Carberry, at 09:40 on 24 November 1941.  Collided with Anson N9819 while both aircraft were taxiing.  To MacDonald Brothers for repairs, 8 to 30 December 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, and back to No. 33 SFTS.  To MacDonald Brothers from 9 February to 3 April 1944, for overhaul.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 23 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was reported with 2946:40 total time, 460:15 since overhaul.

 

last date: 10 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9888

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1941 - Taken on strength at Macdonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 9 May 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers from 6 July to 10 August 1942, for overhaul.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 15 January 1944, for "check up prior to allotment to Bombing & Gunnery School".  Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 15 June 1944.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2787:30 total time, 1281:50 since overhaul.

 

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

N9891

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 May 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

Assigned to Eastern Air Command on 1 July 1941, intended for No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Re-allocated to No. 1 Training Command on 4 July 1941 for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (today Hamilton airport), Ontario.  To Central Aircraft in Crumlin, Ontario from 15 December 1942 to 28 June 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered on 9 July 1943.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 26 April 1944 following a Category B crash, to await further instructions.

 

last date: 17 May 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N9893

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & aircraft

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 17 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Category "C2 1/2" damage at Port Albert at 11:45 on 4 March 1941.  Category A damage at Listowel, Ontario at 11:20 on 21 May 1941, after aircraft caught fire in flight.  Had 104:30 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 16 August 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N9894

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 25 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (today Hamilton airport), Ontario.  Category B damage at 16:50 on 25 June 1942, 10 miles north-east of Oshawa, Ontario, during a forced landing following a burst oil line in port engine.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for repairs, 9 July to 26 September 1942.  to No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered on 3 October 1942.  Pending disposal from 14 August 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 1845:30 total time.

 

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

N9899

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 28 April 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  Destroyed by fire at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School.  Allocated to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 27 March 1943 for write off.

 

last date: 19 May 1943 - Written off

N9900

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 5 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To No. 17 Aircraft Inspection Detachment at Moncton, NB on 26 April 1943, then sent to Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst same day.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Montreal on 25 August 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command on 16 September 1943.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 9 February 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1899:40 total time.

 

last date: 14 (or 19?) August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9901

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton, Alberta

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 13 March 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by MacDonald Brothers by 9 February 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers in Winnipeg from 14 December 1942 to 20 March 1943.  to No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 6 Report Depot, and then Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for crash repairs, 13 October 1943 to 12 December 1944.  To No. 1 TC when completed, for use by No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 15 February 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2903:05 total time, 544:50 since overhaul.

 

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


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