Newfoundland Canada

Servicemen, Servicewoman ,Wives and Children Killed in Plane Crash 2nd February 1953 off Newfoundland en-route to posting in Jamaica

[ Lancashire Aircraft Corporation (Skyways) Avro 685 York 1 ]

Lancashire Aircraft Corporation (Skyways) Avro 685 York 1

Registration No G-AHFA. Disappeared 2nd February 1953. About 200 miles East of Newfoundland, Canada with the loss of 39 Passengers and Crew. Last known co-ordinates 4615N . 4631W A distress message was received. 10 servicemen 10 wives and 13 children plus 6 crew perished. No trace of the aircraft or its occupants were ever found. Captain T, E. Hunt RAPC Captain Grant RA SQMS Summer PTC Sgt and Mrs J Busst  Master Colin Busst Aged 3 Baby Boy Trevor Busst Cpl & Mrs H, J. Bayliss REME Leslie Bayliss Daughter Mrs Moire Vaughan Master Bernard Vaughan Aged 2 Mrs Margaret Tierny Miss Linda Tierny Aged 3 Baby Boy Dale Tierny Mrs Violet James Cpl S. Glaze 1 RWF Cpl D. Baker 1 RWF Fuslier A. Jones Aged 40 1 RWF Bandsman & Mrs D, O. Platt 1 RWF S/Sgt Phyllis Elizabeth Hockley WRAC