Aviation Photo #1737336 Avro 652A Anson I - Australia - Air Force

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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 Badly damaged in forced landing near Mudgee in 1959 & withdrawn.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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    Phil Vabre
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    Canberra
    Australian Capital Territory
    Australia
    June 28, 2010
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