Accident description
Last updated: 28 August 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 6 April 1949
Type:Handley Page Hastings C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: TG534
C/n / msn: HP67/39
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Schleswigland RAF Station (   Germany)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Schleswigland RAF Station, Germany
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Caught fire on engine start up due to a fuel leak. The aircraft was taking part in the Berlin airlift.

Classification:

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Hastings Bangs and Prangs and Splashes and Crashes


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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