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Last updated: 1 December 2015
Fecha:lunes 19 marzo 1951
Tipo:Handley Page Hastings C.2
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: WD478
Numéro de série: HP67/106
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Strubby RAF Station (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Strubby RAF Station, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Strubby RAF Station, Reino Unido
Hastings WD478 was flying sorties out of RAF Strubby. During one of these sorties the aircraft climbed steeply after takeoff. The airplane stalled and dived into the ground. The elevator trim was possibly set fully up, causing the plane to stall.

» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Hastings Bangs and Prangs and Splashes and Crashes
» Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings


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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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