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Accident description
Last updated: 21 August 2018
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:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Schleswigland RAF Station (WBG) (   Germany)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Schleswigland RAF Station (WBG/ETNS), 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 Network’s 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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