Narrative:The Hastings lost control and dived into the ground due to incorrect tail trim.
|Date:||Saturday 16 July 1949|
|Type:||Handley Page Hastings C.1|
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| HP67/89|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL) ( Germany)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL/EDDT), Germany|
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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.