Narrative:Caught fire on engine start up due to a fuel leak. The aircraft was taking part in the Berlin airlift.
|Date:||Wednesday 6 April 1949|
|Type:||Handley Page Hastings C.1|
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|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 (WBG) ( Germany)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
|Departure airport:||Schleswigland RAF Station (WBG/ETNS), Germany|
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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.