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K6183

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This beautifully restored Mk I Avro Anson is the only airworthy example currently flying.
Photographed in April 2014 at Wanaka New Zealand. So beautifully restored, it looks like a new one.
The aircraft is painted to represent K 6183 from 206 Squadron Coastal Command which was based at RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk.
K 6183 was the first combat loss by the RAF in WWII (5th September 1939) and the sole survivor P/O Edwards became the first RAF officer to become a POW in WWII.
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